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Hypnosis Since Ancient Times.

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Hypnosis has been used for centuries in various ways.

Hypnosis and Hypnotism in history. The history of Hypnosis is a fascinating Journey into to our ancient past. Hypnosis has been used for centuries,some of the first recorded information comes from over 5000 years ago from ancient Egypt. In Egyptian temples healing using hypnosis was used to cure people of different ailments and illnesses. Putting people into a trance like sleep state and then working with them to rid them of their illness.

The Greeks followed on with Hypnosis sleep temples where again people were put into sleep like states where they could go deep within themselves to heal and cure their ailments.

All down though history Hypnotism has been there in one form or another. At times it may not have been recognised as such, but when in the seventeenth century people started to document and investigate the phenomenon of Hypnosis or Mesmerism, the world then started to hear about Mesmerism and Hypnosis with studies being conducted by the best scientists and academics of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Today Hypnosis and Hypnotism are well known as people are Hypnotized on stages or on the television for entertainment. But also there is now emphasis on being able to use Hypnosis and Hypnotism for helping people in a variety of ways. This may be in medical ways or to give up smoking,or lose weight,or gain confidence and a whole host of other ways to use Hypnosis and Hypnotism in the modern world.