New research in neuro-chemistry indicates that your thoughts affect your gene expression. This means that habitual thoughts literally affect the genes that determine your body composition, predisposition to disease, and ability to heal. So the question is, how do we adopt habitual habits of thinking that are positive and therapeutic? So much of the way that we habitually think, feel, and believe is anchored in our subconscious mind. This refers to ways of thinking that were inherited or adopted at an early age and have stuck as an underlying current in our way of being that affects our conscious thoughts, actions, and habits on a day-to-day basis. Roxanne Ross is a certified hypnotherapist at Via Natural Medicine and she describes hypnosis as a practiced state of heightened awareness, a form of therapeutic mindfulness.

Roxanne Ross, our certified hypnotherapist at Via, uses individualized and effective methods of dealing with anxieties and fears to facilitate healing and personal growth. Through hypnosis and the power of the subconscious mind, you can open up a world of possibilities and come up with a detailed plan to create personalized methods to deal with anxiety. Hypnosis is a completely natural and effective way of managing fears and anxieties, not letting them take control of your life.

It has long been suggested in medicine that our mental state can influence our physical health, but now more than ever, we are seeing the science behind this connection. In a recent Canadian study, Dr. Linda E. Carlson and her colleagues found that mindfulness was associated with preserved telomere length. Telomeres are stretches of DNA that cap the ends of our chromosomes and preserve the integrity of our genetic maps. Shortened telomeres are found in in people with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and high levels of stress and are often considered precursors to disease. If a practice of mindfulness can lead to improved telomere length, we are all well-served to incorporate such practices into our daily lives.

To learn more about therapeutic hypnosis or to book a consult with Roxanne Ross, connect with us at 204-615-5225.