|Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition often characterised by chronic pain that can be attributed to no obvious cause. In addition to this, sufferers also commonly experience a sensitivity to touch, exhaustion, insomnia, depression and soreness in the joints. Although the causes of fibromyalgia are not truly understood, for many their symptoms began following a viral infection or after periods of extreme stress or trauma.
The varied array of symptoms experienced by many fibromyalgia sufferers along with the inconsistent nature of symptoms can often mean that it is difficult to treat fibromyalgia with conventional drug treatment alone.
Cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy may help!
Recent studies into the treatment of fibromyalgia using cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy showed hypnotherapy to be a highly effective treatment for fibromyalgia, in fact hypnotherapy was shown to be better than physical therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia.
Those undergoing hypnotherapy not only demonstrated an improvement in their pain levels, a reduction in fatigue and better sleep, but also an improvement in their general wellbeing.
Cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy is not only shown to increase the efficiency of the immune system, but also to calm the anxiety and depression that so often accompany this condition.
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Article by Louise Phillips