Irritable Bowel Syndrome - IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a ‘catch-all’ term used to describe a gastro-intestinal condition where the cause is unknown. It is the most common gastro-intestinal disorder and there is no known cure. The prevalence of IBS is rising dramatically worldwide and women are 50% more likely to suffer than men.

Because every individual is unique the issues and solutions related to the problem are also as unique as your fingerprint. This means every solution to managing the condition has to be personalised to the individual. It’s a fact that GP’s do not have the time to spend with their patients to help solve the problem.

It is thought that there is a strong link to stress and so relaxation therapies can play a big part in managing the condition. The therapies which can help are the following:

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Reflexology and

Stress Management

There are a number of factors that can contribute to the onset of IBS:

Genetic predisposition

Oversensitivity of the Gut (Hypersensitivity)

Muscular overactivity of the Gut (dysmotility)

Abnormal processing of pain signals from the Gut by the brain

Disturbance of the balance of the bacteria in the Gut (dysbiosis)


Psychological influences

Some symptoms

There are different symptoms that can affect IBS suffers and they can have one symptom or a combination. Common symptoms are:




Stomach pain

Effects of some foods

Sometimes certain foods can trigger symptoms. Common problem foods include dairy and grains. As part of treatment we would look closely at diet, stress issues and analyse individual symptoms.

Book an Appointment!

To experience the benefits of this therapy call Polly now on:

07942 675 828

Please note your first appointment will be extended to include a full medical consultation.

We’ve added some images of the treatment room below – so you will know it when you see it!  The room has it’s own energy and our Clients report feelings of peace and tranquility just being there…

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