Hypnosis for weight loss?

Kim Kardashian persuades brother to try out hypnotherapy

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Three Reasons Why Hypnosis Doesn't Work For Weight Loss

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I specialise in nutrition, fitness and wellbeing and my no-nonsense approach to therapy means my concepts behind change can sometimes be controversial. I-practise-what-I-preach and I'm a strong advocate for those who follow their own advice, but I'm frustrated. . . especially when it comes to hypnotherapy and weight loss.

Having made the choice to specialise in weight (fat) loss early in my career it meant I was able to develop products such as The Hypnotic Gastric Band, which has now become a global phenomenon with many other industry leaders mimicking my original version, with the skills learnt within the military, my passion for fitness and the extensive training in self-development my approach it slightly different.

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Hypnotherapy is a type of complementary therapy that uses hypnosis, which is an altered state of consciousness.

Hypnosis is widely promoted as a treatment for various long-term conditions and for breaking certain habits. This is despite the fact there's no strong evidence to support these uses.

However, hypnosis does seem to have an effect, though scientists disagree about how it works. Some experts see it as a relaxation technique that uses the power of suggestion or relies on the placebo effect.

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Kim Kardashian 'persuades Rob to undergo hypnosis to lose weight'

Rob Kardashian has reportedly been persuaded by his weight-conscious sister Kim Kardashian to try hypnosis in a bid to shed 10 stone in excess weight.

The reality star, who is a father to one-year-old daughter Dream and is currently in the midst of a legal battle with her mother Blac Chyna, is struggling with a number of health issues including diabetes, obesity and depression. But now that his weight has ballooned to a dangerously high level, Kim, who has successfully shed her post-baby weight, is said to have proposed a hypnosis intervention.

“Rob was initially reluctant, but now that they’re saying it’s a matter of life or death, he’s going to give it a shot,” an insider told Heat magazine. “He likes the idea that he doesn’t have to actually do anything but lie there.”

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