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Can hypnotherapy help improve sleep and insomnia? (Schlarb, 2014)

Research findings: hypnotherapy helps deep slow wave sleep

In 2014, Professor Angelika Schlarb, a sleep specialist and hypnotherapist conducted research into the impact hypnosis can have on deep, restorative, slow wave sleep.

70 women listened to a 13 minute hypnosis recording or neutral spoken text, before taking a 90 minute midday nap.

The women who listened to the recording:

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Good sleep is important for our physical and mental health.

The brain works at different frequencies (speeds), ranging from very calm to very aggitated.

Those brain waves can be measured using EEG scanners, such as the Muse brain scanner that we sometimes use with our own clients.

Slow wave sleep (delta frequency brain waves) can have a positive impact on memory, the immune system, growth hormones and cell repair.

Sleep researchers from the Universities of Zurich and Fribourg demonstrated that "hypnosis has a positive impact on the quality of sleep, to a surprising extent".

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Hypnotherapy help for sleep and insomnia near me

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Our Primal Mind therapy works directly with the subconscious mind, to help change the instinctive way you thing, feel or behave.

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