The number of times a person needs to undergo treatment varies. It often depends on the amount of effort the patient is willing to put in. If the patient regularly practices the meditation and breathing techniques that are taught to him or her, and also, where required, does some simple exercises and is in control of the diet, recovery is extremely fast; in many cases, almost miraculous.
All too often, however, the patient expects that just visiting a healer twice or thrice a week is sufficient. While this may be true at times, especially for purely physical ailments, most of the time, it is not sufficient. After all, it is often the patient’s attitude, lifestyle or means of livelihood that are at the root cause of the problem. A busy executive who works 12-hour days 7 days a week would certainly need to practice some moderation in his or her life to ensure effective relief from stress related ailments. Plain healing, while it may lead to relief from physical symptoms, would not be effective in the long run unless the executive changes his ways.