Stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences

By September 17, 2020Blog

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that have been linked to a myriad of poor behavioral and health outcomes in adulthood. The original ACE study showed a link between childhood trauma and the chronic diseases people develop as adults, as well as social and emotional problems. A complex interplay exists between early life stress, socioeconomic status and later life adversity including chronic pain. ⁠

The connection between chronic pain in adulthood and high number of ACEs from the first 18 years of life is established in the literature. Studies also demonstrate the importance in including a history of adverse childhood experiences in the care and management of chronic pain patients. ⁠

We have been exploring all of this in our latest EFT Tapping trials. ⁠

You can read more here and also complete the ACE measure.

I feel a new book coming on too – shhhhhhhhh.⁠