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Useful websites on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)


The internet has a large number websites which focus on irritable bowel syndrome, many offering information and ideas which will be of real help to people suffering from IBS.

This page list some of these sites and it is the Therapy Partnership's intention to add more as they come to our notice. If you know of websites you believe would be appropriate for inclusion – or if you operate such a site – please contact us by emailing

picts/LINKS/NICE guidelines National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines for IBS

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recognised hypnotherapy as a psychological intervenion for IBS. The Therapy Partnership blog includes a report on the guidelines (click HERE) and the advice on therapy for patients not responding to drug treatment after a year.

NHS Direct - IBS advice

NHS Direct's advice page on irritable bowel syndrome.

IBS treatment Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment

This site brings together lots of information about therapies and medications for IBS. This link goes straight to the page which covers hypnotherapy as a resource.

IBS RESEARCH IBSResearchUpdate.Org

The website of the IBS Research Appeal, a registered charity based at London's Central Middlesex Hospital, which funds and sponsors research into Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

IBS Register UK Register of IBS Therapists

The Register lists therapists offering various complementary treatments for irritable bowel syndrome.

IBShelp IBS Help Org UK

Offers information about research information about hypnotherapy IBS treatment along with directory of hypnotherapists.

newswise Newswise Medical News Report on hypnotherapy and IBS

UK study suggests hypnotherapy an effective long term treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), lasting for "at least five years."


A useful site for information on many aspects of health care.


Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information as provided by GPs. See in particular section on Psychological treatments (talking treatments)


The IFFGD is a US-based non-profit education and research organisation which informs, assists and supports people affected by gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. The link takes you to its page on hypnotherapy.


Downloadable PDF leaflet on IBS. See page six

IBS hypnosis

This site is designed to provide thorough and up-to-date information on hypnosis treatment as an option for individuals with irritable bowel syndrome.

The information site includes a helpful and impartial section on the benefits of hypnotherapy for IBS.

Jessica Schairer

Informative website of Los Angles-based psychologist. The link goes direct to page on hypnosis for IBS.


Health information, tools for managing health, and providing support.