An ACE score is the total of 10 different types of abuse, neglect, and household dysfunction. The ACE quiz is by no means exhaustive, with the glaring absence of death and loss.
However, it does correlate early distressing events from childhood to chronic adult illness like an autoimmune disease.
According to the Adverse Childhood Experiences study, the tougher your childhood, the higher your score is likely to be, and the higher your risk for later chronic disease and even a shortened life-span. [Read more…] about The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Quiz.