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Ways to identify TMS

Discussion in 'Support Subforum' started by CMA, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. CMA

    CMA Peer Supporter

    Posted this in Ask a Therapist thread too. I am having IBS symptoms on and off past 2-3 wks nothing very major...Can you or somebody pin point me to any document or link that suggests how to identify an issue is TMS? I remember reading it somewhere...Thanks so much
  2. Peggy

    Peggy Well known member

    Hi CMA: I like Scott Brady's book - Pain Free for Life. I don't own it, but I have read it. If you look at a description of the book, it does talk about IBS. But what I think is really interesting about the book is that Scott himself had major digestive issues (I can't remember if it was IBS or not), and he talks about how that improved for him through TMS therapy.
  3. ash86

    ash86 Peer Supporter

    Here is a link that may be helpful: http://tmswiki.org/ppd/Irritable_Bowel_Syndrome_(IBS)

    I would treat it as if it were TMS. Follow Dr. Sarno's advice. Write down your stressors and journal. If the symptoms make it difficult to think of anything else, you could always try Immodium.

    Hope is healing! :)
  4. Walt Oleksy

    Walt Oleksy Beloved Grand Eagle

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  5. CMA

    CMA Peer Supporter

    Thanks so much Walt, Ash86, Peggy
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