It's no secret that instances of depression and anxiety are on the rise at an alarming rate. In actual fact, the prescriptions for these conditions are increasing and more medication is being prescribed for these ailments than ever before. To understand the value of hypnotherapy it’s important to understand the power of the subconscious mind.
The majority of these ailments have negative side effects that many sufferers must deal with. One thing to keep in mind is that the majority of medications offer only a temporary fix.
If the medication is taken regularly, your condition could be managed however, if it is decided to cease taking medication then not only will the conditions that caused the initial problem return and you will often need to completely take a step back from the medication to avoid having to suffer from the common and uncomfortable negative side effects that can be associated with withdrawal.
There is no one-stop basis for depression or anxiety. Some people believe there's a strong genetic connection. Others blame environmental influences and others point to an imbalance in the brain.
The brain is awash with imbalances and especially in the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine appear to be strongly linked to depression.
Depression can also be a result of self-esteem issues that are created over a long time. This is exactly why the use of hypnosis to treat depression is extremely useful. Hypnosis can be effective in removing depression symptoms by removing the negative thoughts connected to them.