Glasgow Hypnotherapy – Virtual Gastric Band
Mum loses 6.5st after hypnosis tricks her into thinking she has got a gastric band
The Sun 15th November 2012 – by Bella Battle
Transformation … Janice goes from a size 22 to a size 12 thanks to hypnotherapy
A MUM lost a staggering 6.5 stone after being hypnotised into thinking she had been fitted with a GASTRIC BAND.
Janice Rodgers, 46, tipped the scales at 17st 7lbs when she researched weight loss surgery online and stumbled upon a website about a ‘virtual band’.
Although doubtful, she booked an appointment with the specialist behind the treatment that makes people believe their stomach has shrunk in size.
She came round after her first session thinking it was a waste of time. But just seven months later, she has trimmed down to 11st – after being physically unable to eat unhealthy foods.
Janice has gone from a size 22 to a size 12 and looks a completely different woman.
She put on weight after the birth of her son 23 years ago and struggled to lose it.
She joined Zumba dance classes to shift some pounds but became so out of breath she turned to the internet in desperate search of bariatric surgery.
She found Andrew Nelson’s website and paid £270 for a year’s worth of sessions with him.
She stopped eating junk food like crisps and fried chicken and embarked on a two week plan of just liquids, gradually introducing solid food over time.
Janice reached her goal of a size 12 thanks to the virtual gastric band and still listens to recordings of her sessions to stay motivated.
She has since stuck to a diet of salads, fruit, healthy wholegrains and lean, grilled meat.
Janice, a care worker from Manchester, said: “When I first went to see Andrew I thought it would be a load of rubbish and I felt no different until I went home and tried to eat something – it felt like chewing carpet!
“I thought I had better look at the eating plan, which was just liquid for two weeks and then gradually working up to solid food.
“After eating a lot over the years I didn’t think I could do it but I found it so easy and never felt hungry at all.
“The weight came off so fast that in my first week I dropped 12lbs. I still can’t believe I have reached a size 12 and I sometimes do pick up my old size in the shops.
“My partner, Steve, is really proud of me.”
Andrew Nelson said: “The virtual gastric mind band is made up of cognitive behavioural therapy, neurological linear programming, and mental preparation.
“The treatment begins with an initial discussion where I ask people to visualise themselves as they want to be and we talk about healthy eating.
“People eat for a variety of different reasons and once we have realised the cause I then put them under hypnosis and reaffirm what we have talked about.”
Contact Linda Alexander for Virtual Gastric Band Hypnotherapy in Glasgow
Tel: 0141 632 1440 or 07875 493 358 for details
also, firstname.lastname@example.org. £350 for 5 sessions.
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