Controlling your weight and avoiding weight gain as you get older are important ways to prevent a host of weight-related health problems. Indeed, if you are more than 20 pounds over your ideal weight, you are at greater risk for a rogues’ gallery of potentially deadly conditions, including diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, endometrial cancer, obstructive sleep apnea, and breast cancer.
What’s more, most people who are overweight tend to avoid exercise, and that avoidance just adds to the toll paid for extra pounds.
If you have a sedentary lifestyle and are overweight, you are at a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and other health problems. And, if you already have a medical condition such as high cholesterol, being overweight puts you at higher risk for complications.
The good news is that even modest amounts of weight loss can improve your health significantly. Loss of 10% of body weight can reduce blood pressure, high cholesterol, triglyceride, and high blood sugar levels.
Today, there are many procedures that can contribute and help people lose weight effectively. One of the known procedures in losing weight is through hypnosis.
However, many misconceptions have come up with regard to the application of hypnosis in losing eight. And because it does not involve drugs or any kind of medication and surgery, many people tend to think that losing weight through hypnosis seems to be one of the safest weight loss programs.
To know more about hypnosis and its effects on losing weight, here is a list of some facts that will give you an insight into what it can do to your body weight.
- Hypnosis can be imminently risky if not done properly and not utilized by people who are highly trained with the real concept of hypnosis. Even if many people tend to think that hypnosis will not pose an imminent danger to their health, still, it is important to know that the person who will do the procedure is skilled enough and that he or she knows what factors to consider before doing the procedures.
- Hypnosis alone cannot eliminate excess fat from the body and, therefore, make somebody lose weight. Most health experts contend that hypnosis should only be a part of a whole assimilated process. It should never be used as the sole weight loss procedure. Moreover, one session of hypnosis will only have very minimal results on an individual’s weight. When losing weight, hypnosis matched with psychotherapy will be more effective than hypnosis alone. This is because hypnosis is only a state of deeply relaxing the mind, in which one can still be in control of his or her own body.
- Hypnosis is one way of getting into the subliminal state of a person. When a person is on the “hypnotic stage,” the body is more responsive to suggestibility because of its intensified state of concentration.
However, this does not necessarily mean that through hypnosis, one can already “reprogram” the mind of an individual.
In reality, hypnosis can only run the range from trouble-free relaxation conditions to proper initiation managed by professional hypnotists. Hence, it should not be considered paranormal and magical in its upshots.
Boiled down, people should be more aware that hypnosis is not a sole effective process in losing weight. It is more of a facilitator of various treatment techniques.
Therefore, it should be combined with other weight loss management programs to be effective in making people lose excess weight. In this manner, people will be able to lose more weight with a more relaxed and refreshed state of mind.
As they say, a healthy mind is a healthy body.