In 1999 the British Medical Journal advanced its opinion that hypnosis was effective for many more things including relief from the treatments of cancer, panic disorders, insomnia, phobias, obesity, pain, asthma, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Sometimes, and this is no one’s ‘fault’, living in a way that doesn’t serve us (bad food, bad thoughts, bad lifestyle) leads to electricity getting stuck in particular spots. This creates pain, dysfunction, and depression.
People ask how I can help them with anxiety. I generally use my double barrel approach, the body/mind way, utilizing both acupuncture and hypnosis. How does that work? Acupuncture does several things. One, it stimulates endorphins, the chemical that gives runners their ‘runner’s high’. Second, it relaxes the muscles much like a massage does. If you’ve ever had one, it’s … Read More
In a recent study, 20 women between the ages of 22 and 42, all with BMI (Body Mass Index) higher than 27, were divided into 2 groups. The group of women who followed a regimen of a 2,000 calorie-per-day diet, regular exercise and weekly ear acupuncture treatments lost on average more than twice as much weight as those who only dieted and exercised, even when they did not comply exactly with the treatment plan.
“Well, Dr. Bernstein, a lot of people don’t believe in hypnosis. I…I’m not saying I do or I don’t, but that’s the policy at….” (They shall remain nameless)
“A point of information: Hypnosis helps people quit smoking, lose weight, manage pain and stress. In other words, those very things that the company you’re representing wants their employees to address. And let’s not even talk about boosting self-confidence and managing insomnia.”
Recent breakthroughs have allowed us to reduce the heavy metal loads in individuals through a simple, non-invasive test. We test for Arsenic; Aluminum; Cadmium; Chromium; Copper; Gold; Iron; Lead; Manganese; Mercury; Nickel; Silver; Tin; Titanium and Zinc.
Imagine that your saliva is like honey and has healing properties. Swallow it, and feel the healing energy of your saliva as it goes down your throat, your esophagus, down into your stomach, small intestine, large intestine and, simultaneously, out to your bloodstream, thereby nourishing your entire body.
Acutrance is a relatively new treatment modality that combines the ancient sciences acupuncture and trance in order to accelerate positive shifts in the body, mind and spirit. The common goal of both systems is to bring the body and mind into balance. When combined in Acutrance, the two modalities work synergistically to strengthen the power of other one, thereby creating a deeper, more resonant healing experience.
Neck pain, both chronic and acute, is best treated using an alternating combination of acupuncture and hypnotherapy.
The Intake: A Dance The process of seeing a new patient remains a unique experience. It is understandable that a person new to acupuncture therapy might feel trepidation the first time out. A process of collecting details in order to create a comprehensive diagnosis, the intake is an elegant encounter between an (often) apprehensive patient and the inquiring acupuncturist. For … Read More
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