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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Gut Focussed Hypnosis

IBS is a persistent functional gastrointestinal disorder affecting the nervous system of the gut. It is defined by its symptoms and not by specific medical tests.

Symptoms may include:

  • bloating

  • constipation

  • abdominal pain

  • altered bowel habits

  • constipation and/or diarrhoea

Depending on the symptoms there are  3 types of IBS:

  1. diarrhoea predominant

  2. constipation predominant

  3. alternating IBS

The cause of IBS is unknown. There may be a genetic predisposition to developing it but researchers tend to believe that other factors also play a part such as; emotions, stress and infections.

Conventional medicine on its own has not been able to adequately alleviate IBS symptoms but it has been found that when Hypnotherapy is used along with traditional treatments it can produce remarkable results in symptom alleviation.

IBS: Services
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