Tag Archive for: Hypnotherapy for IBS
If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), other stomach issues, or chronic pain, have you ever noticed how digestive issues can increase your mental stress? In this blog post, we talked about the interplay between your brain, belly, and the environment in your gut. The dance this trio does together can leave you cycling between anxiety and deep belly pain. At our practices in Evanston and Chicago, we work closely with you when the pain is physical and emotional. Let’s talk about what that looks like as you engage in therapy with us. Relief from your pain is possible.
It wasn’t until 15 to 20 years ago that clinical health psychologist Olafur Palsson, PsyD, crafted a treatment protocol to use with his patients suffering from IBS. His clients saw their irritable bowel symptoms like cramping, bloating and gas diminish after participating in several sessions of hypnotherapy.