Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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What is irritable bowel syndrome?

Irritable bowel syndrome is relatively wide spread with estimates that 20% of people will suffer from it at one time or another.

It is widely recognised that one of the principle contributing factors is STRESS or ANXIETY and although medication is often prescribed for the condition, hypnotherapy and psychotherapy treatments aimed at resolving the stress or anxiety are often the most effective way of treating it.

There are a number of symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome and one, or several, of the symptoms may be present at any one time.

Typical symptoms are:-

▪ Bloating
▪ Constipation
▪ Abdominal cramps
▪ Wind
▪ For women pain in the left side during sex
▪ Gurgling stomach
▪ Fatigue
▪ Depression
▪ Loss of appetite
▪ Nausea

Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that may remain “hidden” or is not spoken about or consulted for due to the often embarrassing symptoms that are associated with it and the difficulty that people feel in discussing issues of this nature and whilst the media is making efforts to “normalise” our view of the condition, irritable bowel syndrome may be more widespread due to this reluctance to talk about it.

If YOU suffer from irritable bowel syndrome then you will already know how limiting the symptoms can be and how it can affect your ability to get on with your life.

The symptoms can be very unpredictable and intrusive and IBS has a reputation of being difficult to treat.

There are numerous “cures” and “remedies” available in the market place but the one common approach taken with all these solutions is that they target the symptoms and seem to totally ignore the cause of the problem.

Whilst these remedies may provide temporary relief, the sufferer is unlikely to ever be free of the symptoms as the cause of the problem remains unresolved.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome varies from person to person and it is difficult to be prescriptive about which therapeutic solution is the most appropriate, however, following a course of CPI may help you to significantly reduce your level of stress thus helping to aleviate your IBS Symptoms

Once your un-processed experiences are understood and no longer poorly integrated in the unconscious part of the mind, the symptoms that are present as a result of these issues are often either very minor or can be completely alleviated.

We understand that it can be embarrassing to talk to somebody about irritable bowel syndrome, but you can be assured of our integrity, understanding and assurance that your consultation with us will be totally confidential.

Therapy for IBS in Cornwall

The choice of therapy to help your IBS is going to depend on just how much the problem is affecting your day-to-day life, and also how long you have been suffering from the problem.

Jo Rogers is able to offer two main techniques for helping you to resolve your IBS:

Psychotherapy for IBS

If your problem is more significant and is having a seriously disruptive effect on your personal or professional life, then you may wish to consider a technique such as psychotherapy. This type of therapy can help you to rewire and delete the unwanted emotions, behaviors and symptoms of IBS from the unconscious. This remarkable therapy is a type of neuro-plasticity and makes positive changes through an experiential and unique process. You will feel as if on a journey, at a pace that feels right to you, discovering the unconscious causes of the way in which you feel today. Slowly and gently you will gain an understanding of yourself in a way that you did not have before, making sense of those unwanted symptoms. We call this the discovery phase and adhering to specific guidelines in this particular form of psychotherapy, we are then able to change those thoughts, feelings and behaviors that are having such a negative impact on your life, restoring you to peace and tranquility. This is an holistic therapy.

Clinical Hypnosis for IBS

If your particular problem is “relatively” minor and only affects you now and again, then you may have found that you have been able to tolerate the feelings that you have experienced.

In these circumstances I would normally recommend a few sessions of Clinical Hypnosis (Suggestion Therapy) as this particular technique has an excellent track record in these cases.

Contact JTR Hypnotherapy in Cornwall

If you’d like to arrange for an initial consultation at my clinic, or if you have any queries that you’d like me to answer, then you can e-mail me on, or if you’d prefer, you can fill out my online-enquiry form.

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Call Me To Arrange an Initial Consultation on 07789 078186.