Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Impact on Physical Health

The hidden impact of your childhood on your health right now…

Most of us are not aware how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) can have powerful and lasting impacts on adult health. These experiences include physical, emotional and mental traumas, as well as persistent, low-grade exposure to stress and unhappiness during childhood. In later years, acute and chronic physical illnesses become apparent – in a cluster of common symptoms that can be directly linked back to early childhood trauma. So, how does this happen? Read more

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5 Ways to Balance Your Immune System

Rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus (SLE), Psoriasis, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are just a few of the 80 types of autoimmune diseases that affect the Australian population. When we talk about an “autoimmune disease,” it means you have a condition related to an over-reactive immune system. In other words, your immune function is out of balance and attacking your own body tissues resulting in pain, swelling and many other symptoms depending on which areas of the body are affected.

In this article, I’ll share with you some facts about your immune system, why it may attack your body and five tips to calm this system down when it’s over-reacting. Read more