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Hypnotherapy Program for Abdominal Distension
Many patients with IBS report abdominal bloating and distension as their principal complaint. Research has yielded new insights regarding this symptom. Recent studies have revealed that the main cause bloating and distension is “abdomino-phrenic dyssynergia”—a reversal in the relaxation and contraction of abdominal muscles and diaphragm after consuming food. Patients with distension relax the abdominal muscles and tighten the diaphragm, resulting in a distended abdomen. Our new hypnotherapy program is designed to condition patients to reverse and normalize their dyssenergic response.