Pain Management

NHS Drug Free Hernia Operation (Only Hypnosis) – Big Thanks.

by Dave Sabat 19 December 2012

Yesterday (18th December 2012) a para-umbilical hernia repair was carried out at Watford General Hospital as part of the normal NHS routine. The thing that made this different was that it was me being operated on and I didn’t have any drugs. No general or local anaesthetic. The only pain medication was my mind because […]

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Can hypnosis paralyse a limb? Yes. it can.

by Dave Sabat 30 June 2009

A recent study at The University of Geneva in Switzerland discussed the different parts of the brain that operated when people were hypnotised in to believing that their hand was paralysed. The details, published in the journal Neuron, details the experiment which really confirms that there is a massive difference between pretending to be hypnotised and […]

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