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Center Point Medicine

Pediatric Hypnosis and Counseling located in La Jolla, CA & Syracuse, NY

If you suffer from chronic headaches or migraines, not only can they disrupt your life, but
they’re often challenging to diagnose and treat. Dr. Ran D. Anbar and the team at Center
Point Medicine in San Diego, California, La Jolla, California, and Syracuse, New York, have
helped many patients reduce or eliminate their chronic headaches with the use of
hypnosis. We are happy to announce that patients of all ages are treated at Center Point
Medicine. Ran Anbar, MD, Danielle Aretz, MD, Amy Chambers, NP, and Nadia Sarwar, MD
provide hypnosis therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults. Christine Sullivan,
PhD, FNP-BC offers hypnosis therapy for adults. Call or schedule a consultation online
today to learn more.

Headache Q & A

What causes headaches?

Headaches are caused by a wide range of factors including dehydration, alcohol, stress, and vision problems. While everyone experiences a headache now and then, if you experience chronic headaches that occur more than once a week for several months, you need help finding a pain-relief solution.

Chronic headaches can severely disrupt your life, causing problems at work or school as well as missing out on social activities and enjoyable activities.

How can hypnosis help with headaches?

Hypnosis has been found to be an effective treatment to reduce and even eliminate chronic headaches and migraines. Hypnosis has been used as a pain management technique since the 1800s.

Hypnosis allows you to enter a trancelike state of deep relaxation in which guided imagery and suggestions can help you to use the power of your mind to relieve painful headaches.

Dr. Anbar and the team use hypnosis to get to the root cause of your symptoms and help you learn to calm your mind, enter a state of deep relaxation, and practice the steps so you can use self-hypnosis at home when you feel a headache coming on.

For example, you can use hypnosis to prevent headaches by using self-hypnosis techniques as soon as you begin to experience the signs of a headache or a migraine or as a pain relief technique if a full-blown headache develops.

What are the benefits of hypnosis for headaches?

Many traditional treatments for headaches and migraines also cause unwelcome side effects. Hypnosis is completely natural and doesn't pose any risk to your well-being. Many patients prefer hypnosis to relying on medications to manage their headaches.

In addition, hypnosis can help you develop a more positive outlook overall. When you suffer from chronic and painful headaches that prevent you from fully living your life, it’s common to develop depression or anxiety about your illness. Hypnosis can help you resolve symptoms related to the psychological aspects of chronic illness and maintain a healthy and active life with exceptional overall well-being.

Call or schedule an appointment online today for expert treatment to relieve painful headaches.

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