IBS Relief – Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
Are you someone who has had a work-up for Irritable Bowel Syndrome or other upper and lower gastric issues and the physicians haven’t found anything physical to treat? You’re not alone. Often times gastric issues are a mixture of stress and confused communication between your mind and body. Hypnotherapy could be the answer for you.
For example, because there aren’t many treatments for IBS, hypnotherapy has become “the front-line therapy”. Experts theorize that hypnotherapy works for many gastrointestinal disorders because they are often affected by a faulty connection between the brain and the gut, or digestive tract. The gut and brain are in constant communication. When something disrupts that communication, the brain misinterprets normal signals, which can cause the body to become hypersensitive to stimuli detected by nerves in the gut, causing pain. Experts believe hypnosis shifts the brain’s attention away from those stimuli by providing healthy suggestions about what’s going on in the gut.
“It doesn’t get rid of the stimulus. Your GI tract is still moving. It’s just changing the threshold of perception so you’re not paying attention or feeling it with the same intensity,” says John Pandolfino, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at Northwestern, which started offering hypnotherapy in 2006 and has plans to expand to two regional hospitals.
Other gastric issues such that are stress triggered or related can often be easily relieved through a similar process only focusing on the cause of the stress, anxiety, etc. Give Orlando Hypnosis Clinic a call and request a free consultation to see if we can help relieve your day to day difficulties. (407) 369-8474