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CHRONIC ILLNESSES ORIGINATE FROM TRAUMA | an explanation based on Gabor Maté's work

As you maybe know Gabor Maté stated that ex president Ronald Reagan (Alzheimer), Betty Ford (breast cancer), Jaqueline du Pre (MS) are examples, that there is a link between childhood trauma and chronic illnesses.

In this video we dive in the why behind this statement.

10 years ago is was maybe strange to state this but nowadays he is backed up by research, as he shared there is more and more evidence for his statement.

As an example Canadian Research shows at abused children have 50% more change of creating cancer later in life.

How can this be? How can one lead to the other? Pitifully it is easy.

When we have child trauma (abuse etc) and/or an emotionally deprived childhood, we create if we don’t solve them a program of anxiety/stress/flight or fly on the background of our daily live, and therefor the stress alive in our mind/body we create a lower immune system.

Science now is saying that we restore/replace 20 million cells every second, popular we change all our body cells in 7 years.

Bruce Lipton already wrote a long time ago that our body has two main mechanisms:

restore and heal, means rejuvenating those 20 million cells every second and getting rid of bacteria, infections etc. and

A fight, fly, or freeze state, based on “perceived” external danger

And those 2 cannot work on the same moment, so as long we keep somewhere stress in out live/body those body parts/organs/skin cannot rejuvenate fully. It is like when we maintain our car badly and do not do the 10.000 kilometres maintenance check, don’t replace the tires etc. What happens? It will break down sooner or later, and this mechanism is the same for our body.

So the logical steps are illness somewhere in our body or mind.

The good news is there is an way for solving this, stepping out of the loop of the past coping mechanism.

It means disconnecting the emotions from the past event(s) mentally and physically, change the negative coping mechanisms into supporting positive ones and create an appealing future.

I know “the what to do it” sounds easy and “the how to do it” makes it in most of the times difficult, unless what I experienced you take the “right” path and steps to the solution. That means besides taking action also leaving soothing solutions behind and rally work on solution focussed actions that integrates the holistic map of where we are going to.

So when we learn and use the techniques that support the discomfiting and relearning we can.

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