Last year I wrote the book, Solving the Autoimmune Puzzle, and one of the things that I talked about in solving the autoimmune puzzle is that we are each a unique puzzle. With any chronic illness, autoimmunity included, there are four corners to each person’s puzzle. [Read more…] about Healing Leaky Boundaries™ to Heal Leaky Gut to Reverse Autoimmune Disease.
This week I had the opportunity to see Mean Girls the Musical in New York City. Because I love anything Tina Fey does, I fully expected to like it. I was wrong; I LOVED it. It contained the themes from her blockbuster movie of the same name: human sexuality, bullying, hierarchical structures of the animal kingdom, and the possibility that people can change. [Read more…] about Mean Girls: Female Aggression Takes on New Forms in Adulthood
When I was in my 40s, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I healed it in one month without chemo, surgery, or radiation. But that’s because I knew where it had come from, why it was there, and what it was there to teach me. But I am getting ahead of myself. Let me start from the beginning. [Read more…] about Cancer Teaches Many Lessons to Those Who are Ready to Learn Them.
You’ve got to focus on healing your skin from the inside out.
To do so, you need to look deeper than the symptoms and flares. There are root causes that lie underneath your skin rashes and perpetuate the vicious cycle. [Read more…] about They don’t want you to have clear skin to look better
My name is Dr. Keesha Ewers. In my 30+ years in medicine, I have found that patients who come to see me complain most often of feeling fatigued, frazzled, frumpy, and fat. They suspect they have a hormone imbalance, sometimes they know their adrenals are in trouble, but often don’t know they are either well on their way to developing an autoimmune disease, or they already have one or more autoimmune conditions! [Read more…] about The “4F” Knockdown Punch – Fatigued, Frazzled, Frumpy and Fat (The Fatigue Quiz)!
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.