THE VIRTUAL GASTRIC BAND is a remarkable weight loss programme, and one which Sheila Granger has pioneered in the UK. As the name suggests, the system utilises the concept of a “virtual” gastric band and clinical hypnotherapy. It successfully harnesses the power that every individual holds within them to make changes to their lives. Many clients have benefited from Virtual Gastric Band therapy.
So, what is it?
The Virtual Gastric Band is a non-surgical technique which uses the power of hypnosis to retrain you to be satisfied with smaller amounts of food. It changes how you think about food and gives very safe, very predictable results.
The clinical hypnotherapy convinces the brain that the stomach is full after a certain level of intake, and that there is no need for more food.
It is most definitely NOT a diet – we know that diets only work in the short term. The Virtual Gastric Band allows you to eat what you want, but will enable you to intake smaller portions. And, because it’s not a diet, you won’t feel deprived, miserable or hungry, the issues which cause diets to fail. As the Virtual Gastric Band effectively negates these issues, you are left with a long term solution to your weight problems.
The medical procedure reduces the physical size of the stomach, and may achieve the same result, but the Virtual Gastric Band can be undertaken quickly and privately, without the lengthy delay of hospital waiting lists, and of course carries no costly invasive surgery, no risks and no on-going medical treatment.
As a trained practitioner in Shiela’s Virtual Gastric Band program, you will recieve a tailored treatment and consultation specifically to meet your individual requirements. This includes a personalised CD, just for you, which you can listen to at home to reinforce the hypnotic suggestion from your session.
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Medical Clinical Trials
Since the trialled and proven effectiveness of the Virtual Gastric Band,Sheila has made a personal crusade of making the system more and more available to more and more people.
She has spent a great deal of time over the last two years talking with medical practitioners, bringing to their attention this safe and viable method of weight loss.
Provisional arrangements are now underway for a pilot study to be carried out this October in the UK, together with the Humberside Obesity, Nutrition, Education and Innovation Centre. The partners of this organisation include The University of Hull, Hull and York Medical School and several members of the pharmaceutical industry.
In addition, a steering group is being formed to organise clinical trials internationally.
In the meantime, Sheila’s trained practitioners are invited to collect data that not only measures weight loss, but also the quality-of-life improvements of their clients. The data collected will form the basis for ongoing research and trials into this area