OK, so I'm just learning about epigenetics and how childhood trauma can affect health across a lifetime. I'm finding it really interesting and something I will continue to research in terms of finding a treatment that will actually work.
I have just watched this TED talk on childhood trauma affecting health by Nadine Burke Harris and have been watching Youtube videos of two guys in the States called Dr Martin Rutherford and Dr Gates
who talk about autoimmune diseases and fibromyalgia being caused by trauma, childhood adversity or chronic stress..
What I need to know are there any Consultants in the UK or USA who treat the brain and body's stress response system as a treatment for chronic illness?
In 8 years, not one of the many GP's and Rheumatologists and other health professionals I have seen have ever asked me about my childhood. They ask if I have any diseases or health complaints in my family but not about anything I may have been through while growing up that could have led to my health problems.
I am sick of all the pills and medicines they throw at the symptoms of the problem without addressing the root cause.
Has anyone come across any medical professionals who address childhood trauma as the cause of illness?
How do we treat the brain to calm down its stress response? Is regular meditation enough to remove stress and treat deep rooted trauma? What treatment is actually going to work to finally cure us of these diseases and illnesses?