Virtual Gastric Hypno-Band F.A.Q

What is the HYPNO-BAND weight loss system?


The HYPNO-BAND System is a combination of Cognitive Behavioral

Therapy (CBT) and hypnotherapy techniques that help you explore,

analyze and change your eating habits. Then using the mind/body

connection we fit a “virtual gastric band” to your stomach, helping you to

eat less and less often.

Does it involve surgery?
No! The HYPNO-BAND system is a non-invasive behavior changing method using the techniques of hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Does it hurt?
On the contrary. The HYPNO-BAND procedure is extremely relaxing and pleasurable.

Are there side effects?
No. There are no known side effects associated with undergoing this procedure.

So it’s safe?
Yes! The HYPNO-BAND system is perfectly safe.

Will I be under the hypnotherapist’s control?
Never. No hypnotherapist can make you do anything you do not want to do nor make you behave in a way you would not normally behave.

Am I suitable for the HYPNO-BAND weight loss system?
If you are over-weight and really want and are committed to losing weight then you should be suitable. The only exception would be if there is a physiological reason for your weight problems or if you are taking certain medications. Your suitability will be assessed at the initial session.

Will it work for me?
The key to success is YOU! No weight loss system will work unless you are committed to losing weight. You must be prepared to change your eating habits and lifestyle. If you are totally serious about losing weight then it will certainly work for you. The HYPNO-BAND system provides you with the tools and ability to lose weight and maintain a healthier body

Is it guaranteed?
Like any medical or therapy procedure, there can be no definite guarantees. Even a surgeon cannot guarantee that an actual gastric band will work. It should be noted that it is YOU that holds the key to losing weight. No system will work if you are not 100% committed. The mind is a very powerful instrument and by using the HYPNO-BAND system you will have the tools and power to change your eating habits. The only way to lose significant amounts of weight is to eat less! The HYPNO-BAND system helps you to change behavior and lifestyle which in turn provides you with the ability to lose weight and stay that way!

The HYPNO-BAND Weight Loss System is extremely cost effective when compared to other methods. Whilst Gastric Band surgery can cost many thousands of rands and even belong to slimming clubs adds up after a time, HYPNO-BAND saves you money not only as a way to lose weight but in your weekly food bills! By using our system you will eat smaller portions and eat less often cutting your food bills in the process!

What do you get for your money?
The HYPNO-BAND system comprises of a series of 45 sessions plus CD or mp3 recordings which you use for reinforcement. A full dietary and medical history will be taken and an initial assessment will be done before commencing. Also in the first session, you will be introduced to hypnosis and experience the fantastic feelings of relaxation and calmness which results from being hypnotized. We will also begin your journey to losing weight. In the 3rd session, you will encounter the HYPNO-BAND and we will begin the process of having the virtual gastric band fitted. In the 4th sessions, the HYPNO-BAND virtual gastric band will be fitted. In a later follow up session within a month after the band was fitted the process will be reinforced and you will learn a different way of eating. Following the sessions, you should use your CD or MP3 to back-up and reinforce the work you have done.