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In this episode Dr. Jannine Krause interviews Veronique Mead - a former family physician and assistant professor turned trauma therapist who now integrates the research showing how adverse life events effect risk for chronic illness: why it's not psychological - and what you can do about it. Veronique never realized that she’d experienced adversity until she left medical practice, retrained as a trauma therapist and discovered how adverse life experiences affect health. Learn the impact adverse life experiences have on your genes, the nervous system, the cell danger response & more.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • Why stress is different than trauma
  • How your experiences effect your genetics
  • How infections, accidents, psychological & emotional trauma are triggers for chronic illness
  • The difference between fight, flight and freeze responses
  • Why chronic fatigue is a manifestation of the freeze response 
  • Why repetitively finding comfort is one way to send your body the message that it is safe

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