Hypnotherapy fear of anaesthetics
Hypnotherapy fear of anaesthetics: Fear of Anaesthetics is widespread, and understandably so. It certainly is not natural to be anaesthetised. We artificially create it using chemical and drugs. When someone is anaesthetised, they are unconscious, and everything is out of their control. They neither know what is happening nor can they control anything which happens. We all value monitoring our situation, and we dread powerlessness above all other things. So dreading having anaesthesia is a perfectly normal reaction.
The benefits of general anaesthetics in surgery
Hypnotherapy fear of anaesthetics – Of course, everybody understands very well the reasons why general anaesthesia are used in medicine. Nobody in their right mind would want to subject themselves to painful procedures unnecessarily. If a patient and their doctors have determined that an operation is necessary for them, they would most definitely like it to be as free of pain as possible. General anaesthesia guarantees that their procedure will be pain-free, and they are unconscious.
Why does someone have a fear of anaesthetics
Everyone knows that anaesthetists are highly trained Doctors. The whole surgical team will monitor every breath and heartbeat throughout the operation. Somehow these rational understandings of the facts of anaesthesia and the skills of the doctors don’t seem to be enough to overcome fears. Some people may even have postponed necessary operations because of their worries.
So rational and logical explanations of the benefits and safety of general anaesthetic procedures are not enough to allay anxieties. What can be done to help a person feel more calm and confident about undergoing a general anaesthetic? The answer lies in understanding the precise reason and purpose of their fear and working with that fear.
Understanding the purpose of fear of anaesthetics
Fear and anxiety are safety mechanisms (sometimes referred to in Psychology as the ‘fight or flight response’). They are designed to help someone avoid or deal with perceived threats and dangers. The person looks at every potential risk in a very simple fundamental way and continuously err on the side of caution, in the hope of keeping themselves alive. Generally speaking, this fight or flight response is effective.
Fear of anaesthetics is a misplaced fear
It’s quite clear that the concerns about being unconscious and having no control are not needed here. It may even be the case that not having the surgery could be a genuine threat to someone’s health and even their life. Undergoing anaesthetic presents no real danger at all. However, the fight or flight response cannot tell the difference, and always responds to a more immediate threat.
Hypnotherapy can help to overcome misplaced fear of anaesthetics
Hypnotherapy fear of anaesthetics – To work with these unconscious fight or flight response, I need to access the level that it works on – that is, the subconscious mind. The best way to access a person’s subconscious mind and influence it positively to overcome a fear of anaesthetics is by using hypnotherapy.
I will take my client to a state of profound relaxation in which I can reprogram the flight or fight response.
Using Fear of Anesthetics Hypnotherapy, I will teach them how to naturally calm down their fears and feel increasingly comfortable with the idea of using anaesthesia appropriately for their surgical needs.
What is Hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a type of therapy that uses hypnosis, which is an altered state of consciousness. At no time during the session are you in a trance. You are aware of your surroundings.I will guide you into a very relaxed state of mind.
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