Use of hypnotherapy to ease irritable bowel syndrome

The BBC news recently report on the use of hypnotherapy to ease irritable bowel syndrome, a functional disorder of the gut that causes pain, bloating, elimination trouble and the like*. There are many effective ways to fix the faulty wiring between brain and gut function. One is Alternate Nostril Breathing. It is excellent since it is free and can easily be learned. It is one of the most powerful ways to balance brain-gut function (in Ayurveda – this is called Vata Dosha or the link between Prana Vayu and Apana Vayu). Here’s a quick video guide to ANB:

*http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8572818.stm

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