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Tampa Bay specialist uses hypno lap band to help lose weight

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A Tampa Bay area woman got national attention for helping people lose massive amounts of weight, in some cases more than 100 pounds just by teaching them to "think thin."

"It's easy to get stuck in a rut of negative thinking, and people tend to make the same bad choices over and over again," said hypnosis expert Rena Greenberg.

Greenberg has held weight loss seminars in 75 hospitals over the last 20 years, and is embraced by many in the medical community. In recent years, Greenberg started helping patients drop pounds with what's called a hypno lap band.  

"It's a way of changing your thinking without actually having to go through the physical trauma of surgery," Greenberg said.

Network news organizations and affiliates have flown into the Tampa Bay Area to feature and track Greenberg's clients. Our NBC affiliate in Philadelphia followed a woman who lost 120 pounds. 

"When Cathy came to me she could barely walk, she had to use a cane," Greenberg said.

To find out more about Rena Greenberg you can go to www.easywillpower.com

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