A number of studies since the 1980s have found that hypnosis helps some people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) when standard treatment fails. There’s also evidence it can help kids with so-called functional abdominal pain.
The current findings are important because they suggest that hypnosis can offer lasting relief.
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SOURCE: bit.ly/ADnKXt American Journal of Gastroenterology, online February 7, 2012.