Explain how gastric band hypnosis works

Gastric band hypnosis happens in two approaches;

The first

A hypnotherapist begins by seeking to know your emotional food triggers. By this, I mean the unhealthy patterns an individual uses to cope with emotions, such as, stress. Are you gaining weight because you eat excessively when stressed or bored? Or maybe, you are just the type that eats more to reward your life achievements? You will be reminded some of the long-forgotten food experiences that affect you subconsciously. You will also learn about your behaviors, patterns, and responses that affect your weight without you realizing the relationship.

The second

The hypnotherapist will proceed to the virtual gastric band, subconsciously suggesting that you had a surgery to plant the gastric band in your upper stomach. Doing this helps the body feel satisfied faster, similar to what happens with an actual operation. It aims to help change your lifestyle for the better, more so after recognizing your triggers and the subconscious of feeling fuller will limited food intake, which helps lose weight.

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