As a hypnotist in Albany NY I am aware that Lyme Disease is an increasing problem in this area. Originally identified in and around Old Lyme CT, this tick born spirochete can cause massive havoc with your body. Lyme is now pretty much found everywhere.
If caught in time, Lyme seems to respond well to medical intervention with antibiotics. For some people the antibiotics either don’t work or don’t completely eliminate the symptoms.
That’s where hypnosis and other alternative medicine approaches come in.
Hypnotherapy can be a tremendous help as well for reducing chronic pain associated with Lyme Disease. Hypnosis can also boost your own immune system so that your body can heal itself.
For people who don’t immediately respond to the course of antibiotics, there are a lot of other factors to consider that tend to get overlooked by our traditional medical approaches that rely on prescribing medications for everything.
- Immune system
- Stress levels
- Emotional and physical trauma
- Attitudes, decisions and beliefs.
When I work with someone who is suffering from Lyme Disease, I don’t just treat the symptoms. In fact I don’t “treat”. I’m not a doctor, so I do not diagnose or treat. I can work with your doctor or alternative medical practitioner to boost all of the other factors that can make a positive difference in your recovery.
I take a wholistic approach and enlist the participation of my clients who must take an active part in their healing process. First I recommend that we support the immune system as best we can with particular attention paid to boosting the health of their gut. Few people seem to realize that your gut is the seat of your immune system.
- Organic Fermented and cultured foods such as sauerkraut, kimchee, pickels and yogurt (if they can digest milk).
- Organic Fermented and cultured drinks such as Kombucha, Kefir, green smoothies with yogurt.
I then focus on clearing up any emotional issues, limiting beliefs, limiting decisions and trauma that might be keeping them from healing.
Some of the work we do is really simple: becoming conscious of your self talk and thinking patterns and then practicing replacing the negative thoughts with positive ones is simple but never done. Hypnosis can help make it easier.
A frequent question I get is “how many sessions will it take?” This is impossible to answer. I’ve had clients who got tremendous relief immediately and others who needed more time and more support.
With each hypnosis session, I teach self care and self hypnosis tools that you can use between sessions to support the work we do together.
For example, one vital area to address is self limiting beliefs. If you believe at a deep level that you can not get better, guess what? We have to address that first! The way your unconscious mind is wired, if there is a self limiting belief in place and running in the background your innate healing system has to play by those rules.
It’s like a computer with a virus in it. You may need a more powerful program to take out the thought virus before you can then get in there and clean up the hard drive.
Hypnosis can help on both those fronts. If you are suffering from Lyme Disease and are under the care of a physician, I can help you heal faster and easier. A doctor’s referral is required in these cases.
If you have questions please feel free to call me at 518-203-2550 or email me at HypnosisAlbany@gmail.com or simply use the handy contact form below and I’ll contact You!
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