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Hypnotherapy helps IBS

A new report from the department of gastroenterology at King’s College Hospital, London, published in the British Medical Journal, highlights the fact that Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a combination of “psychological” as well as physical factors, and that psychological therapies, including hypnotherapy, can be an alternative to medication. Excerpt from the Daily Mail: Hypnotherapy […]

Hypnosis for IBS studies show significant improvements

Two new studies presented at an international meeting of doctors, researchers, and academics in Los Angeles, as part of Digestive Disease Week 2006, showed hypnosis could help IBS patients who hadn’t been helped by other treatments. The hypnosis researchers included Magnus Simren, MD, of Sahlgrenska University Hospital’s internal medicine department in Gothenburg, Sweden. Simren’s hypnosis […]

Hypnotherapy for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Medics at The University of Manchester have discovered a way to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using hypnotherapy…. With a success-rate of about 70% Professor Whorwell believes that, although labour-intensive, hypnotherapy could be an extremely effective treatment for the condition; and a less expensive alternative to new, costly drugs coming onto the market. The University […]