Improved Healing Through Hypnosis

Can hypnosis actually help you heal faster? ┬áThat’s the topic of this week’s episode.

We discuss a 1999 study from Harvard Medical School that showed improved healing in patients with ankle fractures when they used a combination live hypnosis sessions and hypnosis audio recordings.  The study was very small; there were only 12 patients.

Here’s another study that used hypnosis to speed up the healing of post-operative wounds.