Dealing with a chronic health condition is a marathon effort that can often be taxing on multiple fronts—issues stemming from the disease itself, as well as the stress and mental fatigue that can come from constantly coping with a life-altering illness. Finding an accurate diagnosis, navigating health care systems, acquiring the needed resources for treatment, and managing unreachable expectations from others can seem like never-ending struggles that few understand. Thankfully, many options exist for coming to terms with the nature of the condition and finding relief from it, handling the ins and outs of living with it, and sometimes thriving in the face of its difficulties.
Most Americans live a “germ-free” lifestyle, sanitizing and scrubbing every surface, eating processed and pasteurized food, and slathering on anti-bacterial gels. But while our homes and hands may be clean, our health is taking a hit.
Wired for healing sheds light on how trauma causes the brain to disorganize neural circuits and shares triumphant stories of recovery of people who have been liberated from chronic and mysterious illnesses through remapping the brain.
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