Gut-directed hypnotherapy shows promise in relieving symptoms of IBS

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For the 25 to 45 million Americans who are affected by the gastrointestinal disorder, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), life can seem like a never-ending rollercoaster of running to the restroom and battling symptoms including abdominal pain, diarrhea, and constipation. A new study, published in the journal, Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology,¬†found that not only is gut-directed hypnotherapy effective in treating IBS, but that patients who were initially skeptical or apprehensive before…