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Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community

I believe many abusers and bullies suffer from childhood pain. Could this be a contributor to the hate and violence on our beautiful planet today?

ACEs Too High



ADonnaDad

At the hospital, a surgeon performed “minor” elective bowel surgery on my young dad. The surgeon made an error, and instead of my father coming home to the “welcome home” banners we’d painted, he died.

The medical care system failed my father miserably. Then the medical care system began to fail me.

At fourteen, I started fainting. The doctors implied I was trying to garner attention. In college I began having full seizures. I kept them to myself, fearful of seeming a modern Camille. I’d awaken on the floor…

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