Gut-directed hypnotherapy improves abdominal pain, stool consistency in IBS

CHICAGO — Digital gut-directed hypnotherapy resulted in greater improvement in abdominal pain and stool symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome compared with digital muscle relaxation, according to research.“This study demonstrates that an FDA-approved, digital therapeutic that delivers gut-directed hypnotherapy improved abdominal pain and bowel habits in around a third [of patients] and provided adequate relief of GI symptoms in nearly two-thirds of IBS patients,” William D. Chey, MD, AGAF, FACG, FACP, RFF, H. Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastroenterology andRead More