There are many reasons why people are overweight. It might be that messages from childhood to ‘clear the plate’ (even when not hungry) still remains with you into adulthood.
For others uncomfortable emotions drive some of us to seek comfort from foods such as chocolate and cake and others may prefer savoury snacks.
Some just simply lack the motivation to exercise because they are overweight creating a cycle. Being too uncomfortable/embarrassed to exercise leads them to feel miserable which in turn makes them turn to food for comfort, momentarily feeling better before they are catapulted into self loathing.
Years of being overweight can lead to a myriad of health problems and low self esteem.
Hypnotherapy & NLP has been used for many years to assist with changing negative responses and emotional eating patterns.
Additionally, with the advent of a hypnotic gastric band we aim to convince the subconscious mind that a real gastric band has been fitted to give the feeling of fullness and satisfaction.
If you have an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia you should always speak to your doctor.