HYP­NOTHER­APY

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Hyp­nother­apy uses hyp­no­sis, an al­tered state of con­scious­ness, to help with stress-re­lated con­di­tions like IBS and break­ing bad habits.

The sci­ence bit

Re­search shows gut-cen­tred hyp­nother­apy, a spe­cial form for treat­ing di­ges­tive dis­or­ders, can make a real dif­fer­ence to IBS. “But the ev­i­dence for smok­ing and weight re­duc­tion is un­con­vinc­ing,” says Edzard. How­ever, this may be be­cause only lim­ited re­search has been done.

Find out more

Find a prac­ti­tioner near you at the Aus­tralian Hyp­nother­a­pists As­so­ci­a­tion (ahahyp­nother­apy.org.au).

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