Self Hypnosis as an AnaestheticHypnosis in the Media Forum
In the U.K., BBC News reported in April of this year a man who used self hypnosis during a thumb-related operation. He not only trusted in hypnotherapy, but also self-hypnosis during the operation, taking himself into a trance in less than a minute.
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<p>this can quite easily be achieved with self-hypnosis taught through hypnosis, when in somnambulism, f.e. http://www.omnihypnosis.com/Teaching-Self-Hypnosis.shtm
i havent done this myself yet, but heard and seen good things. Going to somnambulism with fully anaesthetic in 5 seconds....
Jerry Kein calls it the finger-drop technique.
Im sure any therapist here could teach this to somnambulistic clients.
Hypnosis for pain control is real, as is Self Hypnosis for such. I have known someone who went through an entire operation without anesthetic,but I would suggest that there are very few people with the strong beliefs that would leave them comfortable doing it.