A new Swedish study found that weightloss surgery is twice as effective as lifestyle changes when it comes to reducing diabetes risk.
Bariatric surgery is becoming more and more common. However, I think one of the reasons why it is “twice as effective” is because most people who do lifestyle changes aren’t committed to them and don’t follow through over a long term period. And if you fall back into old eating habits, of course you have higher risks of developing diabetes.
People who undergo surgery on the other hand usually have a lot higher commitment levels – after all, it’s an invasive surgery. That’s a much bigger step than just saying you’ll eat healthier or exercise more.
That’s why I personally still would use hypnosis to lose weight rather than surgery. Because hypnosis is kind of a psychological surgery in that regard – it helps you to keep you committed and follow through with your diet and lifestyle changes.
Now surgeons are even proposing to do bariatric surgery on patients who aren’t obese – which seems to be (yet) another case of over-enthusiastic surgeons who experience success with their patients from a certain treatment, and then start to become dogmatic about it’s effectiveness. If all you’ve got is a hammer, all of the sudden everything starts to look like a nail.
Hypnosis for weight loss can help to naturally reduce your appetite and strengthen your willpower to resist temptations, thus making it easier for you to make the choices that will lead to a thinner, healthier you.