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Issues Treated

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Evidence is overwhelming that IBS symptoms do respond to hypnosis.

Positive results in up to 80% of IBS sufferers.

An estimated 20% of the population suffer from IBS. Many suffer in silence because they are too embarrassed to seek help and feel hopeless about their situation. Many people are discovering that hypnotherapy is providing them with hope and much needed relief. In fact scientific research has shown hypnotherapy is an effective, safe and inexpensive choice for alleviating IBS symptoms.

Can hypnosis help irritable bowel syndrome?

Evidence is overwhelming that IBS symptoms do respond to hypnosis. In addition to this, hypnotherapy routinely produces positive results in up to 80% of IBS sufferers who use it.

"Hypnosis may be an effective, long-term therapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), according to a survey reported in Gut, a specialist publication of the British Medical Association. Research was carried out over six years and involved more than 200 patients.

Around 71 percent of patients said that hypnotherapy successfully improved their condition, with positive effects that lasted up to 5 years. Many also found that hypnosis significantly helped to reduce levels of anxiety and depression associated with the condition.

The patients underwent one-hour sessions of hypnosis lasting up to 12 weeks. They were asked to note any changes in their symptoms, quality of life and mood before and immediately after their treatment, and up to six years later.

If you are suffering from IBS, hypnotherapy is an effective, safe and inexpensive choice for alleviating IBS symptoms.