Hypnotherapy for IBS Treatment – Irritable Bowel Syndrome
NICE guidelines (See paragraph 188.8.131.52), the leading guide in the UK to medical best practice, recommends the use of hypnotherapy for the treatment of IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that stops your bowels working properly. The symptoms of IBS can be severe abdominal pain, cramps, bloating, constipation or diarrhoea. IBS affects about 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men. Doctors do not know what goes wrong when someone suffers from IBS but the believe that the muscles that move digested food thorough ones intestine malfunction; either moving too quickly, too slowly, going into spasm or just fail to work in a coordinated way.
Receiving Hypnotherapy for IBS is a Recognised Treatment
Treatment with hypnotherapy for IBS has been known about for some time. Hypnotherapy is recognised as a treatment that can be effective for the relief of IBS. Hypnosis has been investigated in many scientific research studies. The Lancet, the world's leading independent general medical journal, stated in articles on IBS treatment that “hypnosis could provide long-lasting benefit”. Dr Peter Whorwell, one of the countries leading experts in the treatment of IBS has discovered that hypnotherapy helps with all of the symptoms of IBS.
Hypnotherapy for IBS – the Alternative View
Medical science may not understand what goes wrong when a person suffers from IBS but the alternative view is that the sufferer may be:
Inappropriately holding or driving emotion inwards (we often talk about having a “gut reaction”)
Using the condition subconsciously to derive a benefit (one of my clients discovered she was using it subconsciously to prevent her going to places where “she might be in danger”)
Hypnotherapy is used to redirect any internalised emotion, understand any subconscious benefit and to reduce pain and discomfort.
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If you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, you may find hypnotherapy is the tool you need to find relief for your IBS. Visit Stephen Rigby in his Guildford or Woking, Surrey practice to experience powerful hypnosis and NLP techniques that can improve your emotional and physical well being.
Book an appointment (free half hour introduction* or full paying session) now! For priority treatment ring Stephen Rigby now on 01483 566115 or use the online booking form.
*free half hour introductions are available only at Stephen Rigby’s main Guildford practice.
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Clinical Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of IBS
Clinical Hypnotherapy for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
There is considerable evidence to indicate that Hypnotherapy should be the primary treatment for IBS. It is recommended by the NICE guide yet it is not available for sufferers of it under the NHS
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