Guest Blog – Study Reveals Hypnosis Improves IBS Symptoms

Various forms of hypnosis, trance, and altered states of consciousness have been documented in a number of cultures throughout history. Some changes in the body have been associated with hypnosis, including changes in skin temperature, heart rate, intestinal secretions and immune response. Preliminary research suggests that hypnosis lowers the sensory and motor component of the gastrocolonic response in patients with IBS.