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February 07, 2023


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I think you’ll really appreciate this:

Hi Brian. I have never considered hypnotherapy for gut problems, though seeing as though the gut has a few million neurons and is connected to the brain (the brain has billions of neurons), I’m not surprised that such a connection can be influenced by the mind as the gut is sensitive to emotions, to anger, anxiety, sadness, elation etc.

As you rightly point out, the mind is the brain in action and responsible for sensations, perceptions, emotions, memory, desires and so on – basically it comes down to forms of thought, thought being the product of a lifetime’s information and influence.

Back to the gut. My family has IBS and diverticular disease – as have I. I assume my lifestyle, mental attitude, meditation and metabolism helps somewhat. I have a reasonable diet (although probably too much fat and sugar), and also think I stay clear of gut problems by keeping reasonably fit – miles of walking mostly.

It will be interesting to see how your inquiries and hypnotherapy programme work out.

There’s the mind-body connection and then there’s the mind-mind connection.

What causes that sudden unexplained heartache you feel hours before you receive a call informing you one of your loved ones passed away unexpectedly?

Perhaps our mind is very real in a scientific sense but part of the invisible light spectrum… like an aura.

This Fodmap diet is pure bullcrap!
I'd rather suffer from the farting, bowel cramps and constipation them give up any one of these foods that make up the bulk of my diet except for the ice cream and apples:
Dairy-based milk, yogurt and ice cream
Wheat-based products such as cereal, bread and crackers
Beans and lentils
Some vegetables, such as artichokes, asparagus, onions and garlic
Some fruits, such as apples, cherries, pears and peaches


Really? There are soooo many other foods you can eat. Lol

I don’t see how apples are bad, though. I think they’re one of the healthiest foods on the planet. They’re magic.

"Really? There are soooo many other foods you can eat. Lol"

Not really, I'm on three restricted diets; lacto-vegetarian, low spice and low sugar. Whatever pain the food I eat causes is bearable and I could careless about the farting since I live by myself.


Nice 👌

I only eat spinach, Parmesan cheese, olive oil and apples because those are the only foods I like. Putting me on a restricted diet would be laughable.

I’m not a foodie. I don’t really care.

Hi Joe
As an old friend of mine (who had a business making compost toilets) said:
“It’s a sad arse that never rejoices”
Go well

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