Hypnosis featured in the Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal ran an article on May 8th, 2018 about how hypnosis and hypnotherapy can help all kinds of digestive problems. Research by Dr. Palsson out of the University of North Carolina Medical School as well as others has proven this as an effective treatment for over a decade. After being trained in how to decrease IBS, reflux, and other digestive problems with hypnosis, I’ve offered this as a service in my practice for a couple of years with great success. I love doing it, because people feel so much better!
- IBS can go from severe to mild.
- Colitis can get significantly better.
- Reflux can go from severe to almost completely away.
Here’s an exert of the article and the link to the full one as well.
“A Surprise Medical Solution: Hypnosis” from the Wall Street Journal
“Hypnotherapy—when patients enter a trance-like state using relaxation and visual images—is
often associated with alternative medicine. But increasingly medical centers are using it to treat
digestive conditions like acid reflux, irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis, a disease
Ms. Blau learned she had in 2016.
Studies have shown hypnotherapy is effective reducing symptoms associated with these
gastrointestinal disorders. Insurance companies usually cover the treatments. The body of
evidence is strongest for IBS, but a 2013 study found hypnotherapy was effective at prolonging
remission in colitis patients. And a 2016 pilot study found patients with functional heartburn
reported fewer symptoms.” Read The Full Article