How Unprocessed Trauma Affects Your Body and Your Brain

Updated: Feb 27, 2020

Your brain is one of the most incredible organs you have. Neuro-scientists are learning more and more about how the brain works every day and the incredible way it processes trauma and negative life experiences.

Untreated past trauma can completely take over your health. Not just emotional health, but physical health too. The emotional and physical reactions trauma triggers can make you more prone to serious health conditions including heart attack, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and cancer, according to Harvard Medical School research.

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