Is Hypnosis Safe?

The question of possible harmful effects from hypnosis is one worthy of serious consideration, fully as much so as the possibility of beneficial results. Fortunately it is no longer necessary to consider such things as “the emanation of the secret power,” “the control of a weak will by an overpoweringly strong will,” “the irresistible transmission of thoughts,” and similar exploded superstitions. In the light of present-day knowledge hypnotism is looked upon in intelligent circles as a normal though unusual and little understood phenomenon of the human mind, dependent wholly upon the cooperation of the subject, and which can be practiced by anybody willing to learn the psychological principles and technique involved. But there are certain theoretical possibilities of harm which should be considered and studied even though in the writer’s experience findings in these regards are negative.
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Heartburn: An Acid Reflux Disease Symptom

Heartburn is the most common acid reflux disease symptom plaguing more than 60 million Americans today and countless more around the world. However, although commonly associated with acid reflux, manifestations of heartburn every now and then do not always result in a GERD diagnosis. At times, it could just be caused by bad habits, which if corrected can relieve its manifestations. On the other hand, it could also be the result of a physical cause, which requires greater medical attention, especially if it’s an acid reflux disease symptom.
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