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Dental Phobia? Hypnotherapy can help

Are you overcome by overwhelming fear just at the thought of a dentist? Have you avoided going to the dentist for years because of fear of what might happen? Are you avoiding certain roads because you know there’s a dental surgery and you can’t even bear the thought of going near one? If you said yes to any of these questions you are most likely suffering from dental phobia or dental anxiety. People suffering from this type of phobia might have had a bad experience in their childhood, such as a painful dental treatment or they’ve observed someone else being in pain after a treatment. It is also possible that a parent had dental phobia and has passed this fear onto their child. Dentists are…

Does the thought of Public Speaking Fill you with Dread – Our 3 Top Tips

Presentation Anxiety, also known as Fear of Public Speaking (Glossophobia) or Stage Fright is very common. It is named as the number one fear even ahead of fear of dying. In fact, it is estimated that 75% of all people suffer from this fear. The fear of public speaking is often a result from an experience in childhood that has been buried deeply in the subconscious mind. Being laughed at by classmates for a verbal slip-up or because  your clothes weren’t quite right, or even because something funny happened behind you that you weren’t aware of, can all be triggers for glossophobia appearing in later life. This sense of humiliation or embarrassment experienced when you were a young person can sometimes get carried on into…

Do you feel “stuck” with a phobia?

Phobias are irrational fears of quite often everyday objects or situations. Fear in itself is a natural response to danger such as being fearful in a burning building or when facing an attacker with a weapon. Fear becomes irrational, however, when the object of being afraid is not dangerous in itself such as buttons or a town square, but the person connects the object with all kinds of dangers that aren’t really there. Phobia sufferers have generally two ways with dealing with the issue. One is to avoid the stimulus of their phobia as much as possible. There are many phobias and some triggers can be difficult to avoid without it interfering with everyday life.  By trying their hardest to avoid the object of their…

Is the fear of flying stopping you going away?

Would you like to go abroad on holiday, but just the thought of getting on a plane has you panic-stricken? Are you missing out on a promotion because that would involve meetings in other countries and flying? Is your fear of flying holding you back? You are not alone. About one in ten people in the UK suffer from some form of fear of flying also known as aerophobia or aviophobia. The reasons are as varied as the symptoms. Possible symptoms of fear of flying Fear of flying can manifest itself through feelings of anxiety and panic attacks, excessive sweating, dry mouth, hyperventilating, vomiting, tense muscles and dizziness to name only some of the possible symptoms. What causes fear of flying? Fear of flying is…

Put an end to dental phobia with hypnotherapy

  Is your fear of the dentist spoiling your smile? You are not alone! It is estimated that 80% of patients suffer from some form of anxiety when it comes to dental treatment. You can do something about this using a few simple techniques. Once you know how, overcoming dental phobia is easy. As we all know, everyone is different and fear of the dentist can occur due to a variety of reasons. These can include: previous negative experiences during dental visits seeing negative images on TV and in films a fear of not being in control while in the dentist’s chair sensitivity to the dentist’s equipment sounds heard coming from within the consulting room careless comments from friends, family, or even dentists or dental hygienist…