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Overcome Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS in Massachusetts, New York & USA
What is IBS?
IBS is now one of the most common problems of the digestive system: it is estimated that up to one in five people in the UK have occasional symptoms. It causes pain in the abdomen and an altered bowel habit. Although IBS poses no serious threat to health, it can have an adverse effect on a person’s quality of life.
Due to the pain, discomfort and embarrassment that are often associated with IBS, some people also experience feelings of anxiety and depression and they may be reluctant to leave their home for fear of the symptoms appearing.
There are different types of IBS, depending on your main symptom. It is known by a variety of other names, including spastic colon, spastic colitis, mucous colitis, nervous diarrhea, nervous colon and nervous bowel. IBS is twice as common in women as it is in men. The condition normally develops in people who are between 20 and 30 years of age, but it can affect people of any age.
Common symptoms of IBS include:
• Pain or discomfort in the abdomen. The pain may be mild to severe, and may be made either better or worse by opening the bowels, passing wind or eating.
• Change in bowel habits – You may find that your bowel habit alternates between constipation and diarrhea. Afterwards, you may feel that your bowels haven’t been completely emptied.
• Passing excess wind
• Feeling sick
• The passing of mucus from your back passage
• Bloating of the abdomen
• Experiencing an urgent need to go to the toilet, which can result in incontinence if a toilet is not nearby
Psychological factors in the cause and triggers of IBS
There are different types of IBS, depending on your main symptom. It is known by a variety of other names, including spastic colon, spastic colitis, mucous colitis, nervous diarrhea, nervous colon and nervous bowel.
IBS is twice as common in women as it is in men. The condition normally develops in people who are between 20 and 30 years of age, but it can affect people of any age.
How you think and feel can have an important effect on your body. Psychological factors play a big role in triggering IBS and symptoms are almost always worse when you are under stress. When you are feeling stressed or depressed your body undergoes changes and these changes can affect how your digestive system works, making the symptoms of IBS worse.
The Thrive Programme and IBS
If you have IBS, this program is all about YOU! This is a unique and highly effective training course where you will learn how to understand and take control of the thoughts, beliefs, emotions and worries that maintain this problem. Discover how to completely change the way you think and feel about yourself and challenging situations, overcome your symptoms and live a happier and positive life.
When you genuinely understand how your mind works, i.e. the interaction between your thinking, your personality and your feelings, you feel much more in control and empowered. When you recognize that nearly all of your problems, stresses, symptoms and ill-health are either caused or made worse by poorly-managed thinking, you feel fantastic … because you caused these problems, then you can change them!
What is Applied Positive Hypnosis?
Applied Positive Hypnosis is a new and innovative form of hypnotherapy, which focuses upon genuinely empowering people to transform their lives. This unique form of hypnotherapy forms part of The Thrive Programme. Applied Positive Hypnotherapy is also grounded in the latest scientific research and brings together insights from clinical hypnosis and positive psychology. Many hypnotherapy sessions are shrouded in mystery and, although they may help an individual to reduce their symptoms, the person is left with the disempowering belief that the hypnosis or hypnotherapist ‘magically’ cured them. This leaves them reliant on a therapist to overcome psychological symptoms and problems in the future. Applied Positive Hypnosis comes from a different direction, dispelling the myths surrounding hypnosis and clearly explaining to you how hypnosis works and can be used to help you.
Applied Positive Hypnosis draws from The Thrive Programme and focuses upon enabling people to build an internal locus of control, which is the belief that you have the power to shape your life, achieve your goals and overcome setbacks. Sessions are centered upon teaching people important psychological insights and skills, so that they build self-esteem and resilience and are better equipped to face challenges. Hypnosis is used to help provide relaxation, reduce anxiety and to help individuals to visualize and rehearse successful outcomes in desired areas of their lives. As part of the process, clients are taught self-hypnosis, enabling them to help themselves and maintain the benefits of a hypnotherapy session. Applied Positive Hypnosis can enable people to make significant positive changes in just a few sessions.
Yes you can overcome Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS in Massachusetts, New York & USA – just give me a call and I can tell you how!
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