Discover the root cause of your symptoms

Have you ever wondered why you experience the symptoms you do? It’s a common question, and often the answer lies deeper than we might think. Trauma, whether from childhood, recent events or long-forgotten past experiences, can manifest in the body in numerous ways. This invisible burden can lead to physical symptoms such as chronic pain, fatigue, and digestive issues. By understanding the connection between trauma and bodily symptoms, we can begin to address the root causes and find more effective paths to healing.

What is trauma-informed nutritional medicine?

Trauma-informed nutritional medicine is an integrative approach that recognises the profound impact of trauma on physical health, particularly how it influences eating habits, digestion, and overall nutrition. This approach acknowledges that individuals who have experienced trauma often face unique challenges such as emotional eating, disrupted digestion, and metabolic imbalances. It aims to create a personalised approach that not only addresses these physical issues but also considers the emotional and psychological aspects of eating and food relationships.

At the core of trauma-informed nutritional medicine is the understanding that trauma can alter the body’s stress response, which in turn affects hormonal balance, gut health, and nutrient absorption. We are trained to be sensitive to the triggers and needs of trauma survivors, creating a safe and supportive environment for healing. They use techniques such as mindful eating, stress reduction, and tailored nutritional support to help regulate the body’s systems.

For example, incorporating anti-inflammatory foods can help reduce chronic pain linked to trauma, while probiotics and prebiotics may support gut health, which is often compromised in those with a history of trauma. This holistic approach not only aims to improve physical health but also to empower individuals with the tools and knowledge to foster long-term wellness.

How can my past trauma show up as a symptom? 

Trauma can manifest as physical and psychological symptoms later in life, often in ways that may seem unrelated to the original event. For example, chronic pain, such as headaches or back pain, can stem from the body’s prolonged stress response.

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Digestive issues

Such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), may arise as the gut-brain connection is influenced by past trauma

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Mental health concerns

Anxiety and panic attacks are common, as the body remains in a heightened state of alertness long after the traumatic event has passed

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Disregulated sleeping patters

Sleep disturbances, such as insomnia or nightmares, can be a result of unresolved trauma affecting the brain’s ability to relax and restore itself.

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Autoimmune diseases

Autoimmune disorders may develop, as chronic stress and trauma can lead to an overactive immune response. Understanding these connections is crucial for effective treatment and long-term healing
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Chronic pain

Chronic pain, such as headaches or back pain, can stem from the body’s prolonged stress response

Are you ready to heal?

Are you ready to take the first step towards healing from the symptoms that have been plaguing you for years? Booking a consultation can help you uncover the root causes of your discomfort and begin your journey towards holistic wellness. Our compassionate team is dedicated to understanding your unique experiences and providing personalised care that addresses both physical and emotional aspects of your health. Don’t let past trauma dictate your present well-being.

Schedule a consultation today and start reclaiming your health and vitality. Your path to healing begins here.

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