Since my last article on how Tamsin Cooper Hypnotherapy can help with diabetes it has been brought to my attention that diabetes 'causes 135 amputations a week in the UK'
Up to 80% of diabetes related amputations can be avoided if people with diabetes were given the necessary care.
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes cause neuropathy and poor circulation meaning that sufferers are 15 times more likely to have a limb amputated than those without the condition.
Diabetes UK chief executive Barbara Young said: "The fact that the total number of amputations is continuing to rise is a huge concern because we know the devastating impact they have on people's lives.
"As well as the psychological impact, they also cost lives as most people die within five years of having an amputation.
"We have seen some areas making real efforts to improve the poor state of diabetes footcare, but these figures are a stark reminder that there is still so much more to be done.
"Not enough people are receiving their annual foot check and those who do often tell us their check was not very thorough. This means they don't understand their risk of amputation, how to look after their feet or the urgency of getting help if their foot deteriorates."
Being overweight increases your risk of heart disease, strokes, and type 2 diabetes. For diabetics being overweight contributes to insulin resistance which makes managing diabetes much more difficult. Losing weight can help you control your blood glucose levels and can lower your risk of complications and hypnotherapy can help you.
For people with type 2 diabetes, exercise and weight management helps to improve blood sugar, blood pressure, and blood lipids, and the sooner some positive change is made the better. This is because as type 2 diabetes progresses, there is also a progression from insulin resistance to partial or complete insulin deficiency. This means that losing weight is less likely to have positive effects on blood sugar, pressure and lipids when there is insulin deficiency
It is very easy to say “all you need to do is exercise more and lose weight”. You are probably quite bored of hearing this and perhaps a little depressed if you have already tried to do so and are not getting the success that you want.
So now the good news... Tamsin Cooper Hypnotherapy can really help you. I have previously worked with diabetics to help them lose weight. This is simply done by the subtle power of suggestion using very gentle hypnosis, Simply put, hypnotherapy will decrease your desire for unhealthy food, and increase your desire for not only healthier eating habits but also eating just a little bit less. That is how hypnotherapy helps you lose weight. No faddy diets. No cravings. Just the gentle power of suggestion helping you make better choices every day.
Hypnosis provides other benefits too. Clients have regained their confidence to live their day to day lives feeling healthier and happier with insulin levels reduced.
Hypnotherapy can really help you manage living with diabetes and I can see clients both in person at my practice in Bedfordshire or by Skype. Hypnotherapy may be new to you but I really can help you live your life to the full if you suffer from diabetes. There is no waving of pocket watches or any of the silly stuff that you might have seen in films. Hypnotherapy is actually very relaxing.
So why not pick up the phone and give me a call today at Tamsin Cooper Hypnotherapy for a chat or book yourself in for a free consultation?