Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a very common condition which
can cause discomfort and pain, generally in the gastrointestinal system. Hypnosis
can be used to help relieve the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and is available
to those searching for help and guidance on managing their IBS and symptoms.
Indications of Irritable Bowel Syndrome can often be, one or
more of the following : stomach pains, diarrhoea, bowel problems, symptoms of
heartburn, wind, queasiness and bloating. Some people with IBS have found it
has caused them to experience anxiety along with various other health problems,
which are not always directly related to the condition. Even though the
disorder is well known, it is still extremely problematic for individuals
dealing with it on a day by day basis. Signs and symptoms for some clients only
make an appearance at eating times, or after ingesting particular foods. Some
people have their way of life crippled from the issue, feeling serious pain
every single day or having to plan where they go and what they do around their
episodes of IBS. It really can be disrupting and controlling to a sufferers
The causes of Irritable Bowel Syndrome can often be a mystery
to the sufferer. In most cases it is believed that an increased sensitivity in
the gut causes the problems. Psychological factors such as stress and anxiety
can also bring on the symptoms of IBS or make them worse. Some individuals
experience mild symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome and worry that the signs
are something more serious, then this anxiety and worry then can escalate and often
make the symptoms more intense. Some individuals can become stressed over how
the symptoms are affecting them and worry the symptoms may worsen. Now and then
when we anticipate something, it can then make the resulting outcome
predictable. For example if an anxiety attack triggers Irritable Bowel Symptoms
and we're anxious about these symptoms, these may unavoidably occur because of
the initial stress and anxiety. The condition can be a real vicious circle.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome sufferers may be offered
prescription medication by their doctor, but in the first instance most medical professionals propose
a healthy change in diet and lifestyle.
Clinical Hypnosis to help with Irritable Bowel Symptoms can help sufferers
acquire a positive and healthy lifestyle, enabling them to feel more in control. Hypnosis is probably not the cure for the issue, but it
could possibly be the key to helping you decrease your symptoms, and in the
best cases may eliminate them entirely. For some the stress due to the pain can
be the cause of a lot of the other symptoms suffered, this can mean that
without the pain other symptoms could be diminished greatly.
The conscious and unconscious minds are both addressed using
hypnotherapy. Our health impacts our psychological health and vice versa.
Hypnotherapy can help people get more in sync with the mind, in addition to
more in command of it. For some, the ability to relieve these symptoms means to
be able to enjoy life once again.
If you believe you might have IBS or you are
worried your symptoms are something more severe you need in the first instance to
consult your GP. Irritable Bowel Syndrome is classified as a medical condition
and a doctor can reassure you that there is nothing more serious driving your
signs and symptoms.