The hypnotherapy program can help possibly to keep from getting long term IBS or worse symptoms in the long run. It is also likely to help you with the insomnia.
Gerd is acid reflux. This is a different condition then IBS. Its an uppper gI condition, whereas IBS is a lower gi condition.
Don't worry about details, I have been moderating bb's for ten years and basically have heard all the details, as well as having IBS myself for over thirty nine years. Mine oo started with a gi infection.
Incomplete evacuation is a pretty common IBS symptom. Part of it has to do with sensitive nerves in the rectum area.
I would reconsiered the probiotics, because as I said they can help heal immune cells in the gut and that could be very benefical for you right now. It might have been you had a flare that coincided with taking them. I would really considered trying them again. This could be important long term.
It was probably the stomach flu that set this in motion, perhaps not so much the drugs.
Now this is really important. " ulcer pains" were you ever diagnosed with an Ulcer?
This is info on gerd.
I am not a doctor. All information I present is for educational purposes only and should not be subsituted for the advise of a qualified health care provider.
Please make sure you have your symptoms diagnosed by a medical practitioner or a doctor.