Normally, you body’s immune system protects you when you get sick. However, if you have an autoimmune disease, you body starts to attack your body’s healthy cells. In my practice I see a lot of people who have an autoimmune disease and here are some emotional and mental thought patterns that I’ve observed in them.
Working with people who have autoimmune diseases holds a deeper meaning for me as I understand first hand what it’s like… I spent the majority of my childhood and early adulthood being extremely shy. Throughout my schooling, I had never once raised my hand in class to answer a question. I hardly ever spoke up, contributed my voice to conversations or even defended myself and was terrified of public speaking. Later on, I developed Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disorder affecting the thyroid (located in the throat area). This was a wake up call, and I looked at it as an opportunity to change my life.
Emotional and mental patterns often observed in people with autoimmune diseases:
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Dr. Amanda is a non-traditional chiropractor who focuses on Neuro-Optimization Chiropractic in Ottawa, Canada.