Atlanta doctor writes book, opens new office; helps childhood adversity survivors overcome disease
Adverse childhood experiences or ACEs can include parental divorce or separation; violence between caregivers; substance abuse within the home; incarceration of a household member; parental mental illness; physical, sexual, or emotional abuse; physical or emotional neglect; the death of parent(s) or sibling(s); growing up in foster care; and any other experience that causes undue stress during childhood.
Research demonstrates that survivors of adverse childhood experiences or ACEs are 76% more likely to be diagnosed with chronic disease as adults.1 They are at increased risk for mental health concerns like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia;
Dr. Louis shares her own experience overcoming ACEs in her new book, Set On Edge. She also describes exactly how childhood trauma increases our risk for these health concerns in adulthood. Set On Edge is currently available for pre-order and will be released on March 1, 2020.
Dr. Louis' new office, Focus Integrative Healthcare (https://www.focusih.com/
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