The Truth Behind Hypnosis For Weight Loss

Could hypnotherapy help you lose weight for good?

Dieting can be difficult, but gastric band hypnosis combines visualisation, talking therapies and support to help clients lose the weight for good.

Are you one of the many people in the UK who struggle to lose weight and keep it off? If so, you may be interested in hearing about a new weight loss technique that is taking the dieting world by storm. Hypnosis for weight loss, or gastric band hypnosis as it’s also known, combines traditional hypnosis and visualisation techniques, with counselling and talking therapies, and it boasts many satisfied clients.

But what is the truth about weight loss for hypnotherapy? How does it work? And it can it really help you to lose the weight for good?

Dieting difficulties

Despite being a nation of dieters, with around two thirds of us claiming to be on a diet at any one time, the vast majority of us find it difficult to stick to diets in the longer term, and it’s all too easy to fall off the wagon and return to our old, unhealthy eating habits. And this can have significant impact on our physical health, with obesity being classified as a key risk factor for a range of serious health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer.

With this in mind, it’s little wonder that more and more people are looking for an alternative weight loss solution that really works.

Mental barriers

You may be surprised to learn that the brain can actually be the biggest barrier to effective and sustained weight loss. A lack of willpower, learned unhealthy behaviours, and deep-rooted issues with food can all conspire to prevent us from losing weight. What’s more, when you follow a strict calorie-controlled diet, the brain can go into ‘starvation mode’, hanging on to extra calories and making it even more difficult to drop the excess pounds. In fact, scientists discovered that, due largely to this process, over five years more than a third of dieters put on more weight than they originally lost.

Power of visualisation

However, while the brain can hinder weight loss, it can also play a key role in helping you to achieve your dieting objectives, and it is this power that gastric band hypnosis aims to harness, training people to literally think themselves thin. This is mainly done by walking clients through a number of visualisation exercises – a process that has been proven to have a noticeable physical impact on the body. In the context of weight loss hypnotherapy, visualisation is used to calibrate the signals that control digestion and feelings of fullness, and even convince the body that a surgical gastric band has been fitted.

Holistic approach

Unlike many traditional diets, hypnotherapy for weight loss takes a truly holistic approach, combining hypnosis techniques with traditional counselling approaches and talking therapies such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Neurolinguistic Programming. This enables therapists to get to the root of any issues and transform a problematic relationship with food into a healthier more positive one. Many providers also offer follow-up diet and nutrition advice, supporting clients to make a permanent change to their eating habits.

This non-conventional approach to weight loss has worked for many people, with clients reporting significant weight loss. So, if you’re looking for an effective weight loss solution that offers a long-term lifestyle change, hypnosis for weight loss could be just what you’re looking for.