IBS Hypnotherapy

hypnotherapy ibs NottinghamHypnosis for IBS

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a very common problem associated with the gut and the digestive system. It usually creates a number of distressing symptoms which tend to occur over a long period of time. Generally the problem may flare up at times of stress or after eating certain foods. There has also been a link to hormonal issues. IBS Hypnotherapy can help to target some of the worse symptoms of the problem especially when the link is related to stress and anxiety.*

IBS Symptoms

  • Bloating of the Stomach
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Feeling Slightly Nauseous
  • Indigestion
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle or Join Pain

Generally there are a number of ways in which IBS can be controlled. Medication may be given to you by your doctor but this will not work in all cases. A change in diet can help providing you cut out the food groups which increase the symptoms. Managing stress levels has also been shown to help with the symptoms.*

NICE Recommendations

The National Istitute for Health and Care Excellence or Nice give guidelines to doctors and healthcare providers in the United Kingdom. Nice have concluded that if an adult has experienced long term issues with this problem then they should seek IBS Hypnotherapy as it has been shown to improve the symptoms in many people.*

Gut Directed Hypnotherapy and IBS

How does hypnotherapy help in improving issues with Irritable Bowel Syndrome? As hypnosis involves a state of relaxation it can alter a persons anxiety and stress levels especially when it is used on a regular basis. We begin by teaching our clients self hypnosis so they can use the deep relaxation methods at home. This may help to reduct your heart rate, blood pressure and allow your muscles to relax reducing tention. When used frequently the feelings of relaxation and calm should increase and begin to impact the pain associated with the IBS.*

When we hold our initial sessions with our clients we take a detailed history of your issue and ask a number of questions about your lifestyle. With IBS hypnosis we will spend a significant amount of time discussing your stress levels and the areas which may be impacting them. Following this assessment we will create a program of hypnotherapy to tackle your particular issues. You will also be taught self hypnosis or given an audio download so that you can practice the relaxation at home.*

There are a number of studies that have shown that hypnosis can have a considerable impact on IBS symptoms. The Wall Street Journal reported that just one hour of hypnosis a week for a period of 12 weeks eased symptoms in 40% of the trial participants. It was shown that the positive impact of these sessions could last for up to 7 years!. We recommend that our clients undergo a five session program as well as self hypnosis training to help manage their IBS.*

Booking Your IBS Hypnosis Sessions

For more details about our IBS Hypnotherapy in Nottinghamshire please give us a call today for more details. We can be reached on the following number.

* Please note this is a form of therapy and we are unable to guarantee results which may vary from person to person

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