“In my experience, I find that most of my patients are open to an intervention like Nerva because so many want to feel better right away.”
“While I've been aware of gut-directed hypnotherapy for many years, I was happy to stumble across the Nerva app as it's so hard for patients to receive in-person therapy like this because it's expensive, waiting lists are long, and often patients need help much quicker."
“Using Nerva helps my clients manage their anxiety more effectively which in turn has a positive effect on functional gut symptoms.”
“All I said [to one patient] was, ‘Give Nerva a go’, and it made a massive difference.”
IBS is a disorder of the gut-brain interaction (DGBI). Exacerbated by altered communications along the gut-brain axis, foods high in FODMAPs and anxiety & stress can trigger a flare-up of gut symptoms.
Nerva helps patients address these miscommunications by regulating the signals sent between their brain and gut via the vagus nerve, breaking the stress-symptom cycle by calming their mind and body.
Nerva helps patients address the miscommunication between their gut & brain and self-manage their IBS symptoms.
Patients begin with six weeks of daily gut-directed hypnotherapy, psychoeducation, and breathing exercises. As they progress through the program, many patients report increased moments of calm, with their new knowledge empowering them to feel more in control of their IBS symptoms.
After the first six weeks, patients transition to the maintenance plan for ongoing post-program support to maintain and improve their results. After a 7-day trial, Nerva is billed annually as a 12-month subscription, which includes the six-week core program, ongoing maintenance plan, and unlimited app access.
Based on studies that helped 3 in 4 people improve their IBS symptoms.
Patients can follow a low FODMAP diet at the same time.
Receive patient progress reports to track improvements, monitor for setbacks, and lend support.
15 minutes a day for 6 weeks. Short and relaxing sessions that fit with your patient’s schedule.
Patients learn about IBS with a range of easy-to-understand in-app articles.
Access to helpful and calming flare-up exercises, like our deep breathing techniques.
These research studies demonstrate why GDH is an effective IBS management tool, beginning with Dr. Simone Peters’ groundbreaking 2016 study from Monash University that led to the development of the Nerva program.
Gut-directed hypnotherapy is a recommended for IBS according to the 2021 ACG (American College of Gastroenterology).*
150,000+ patients have tried Nerva to manage their symptoms, naturally. Here are the types of patients best suited to the program.
Unsuitable or resistant to dietary changes.
Presents with stress and anxiety.
Has or has had an eating disorder.
Wants a natural approach.
Getting patients started is easy and they can begin today.
Identify a patient suitable for Nerva.
Your patient downloads the Nerva app directly via the App Store or Google Play.
Your patient starts a free 7-day trial.
“There has been a real sea change in terms of managing patients... The doctor has become an educator, somebody to help the patient to understand how he or she can help themselves."
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