Summary: Dr. Keesha Ewers is a doctor of sexology, a board-certified functional medicine provider, a best-author and a mother of four. She works with women to reverse their autoimmune disease, heal childhood trauma and make friends with the woman they see in the mirror.
What We Learn:
00:22 The Mother of Functional Sexology
01:38 - “I can feel how good sex feels”
04:36 - When you're in fight or flight mode, your body isn't going to want to have sex.
04:58 - For every 5 minutes you perceive yourself to be upset, it takes your body 8 hours to recover.
07:45 - The relationship between childhood trauma and autoimmune disease
07:52 - How Do You Become A Doctor of Sexology?
09:01 - Definition of Trauma, according to Dr. Keesha
09:44 - The HURT study “Healing Unresolved Trauma” study
10:32 - ACES study - Adverse Childhood Experiences Study
11:20 - Autoimmune Disease onset usually happens about 20 years after the trauma.
17:12 - Keesha shares her personal story of abuse
18:35 - “ANYONE with autoimmune disease has perfectionism, people-pleasing and the poison of past pain.” - Dr. Keesha Ewers
20:53 - A maladaptive memory loop that makes your libido go down further.
24:19 - “Resentment is one of the most dangerous toxic chemicals you can be exposed to.”
26:22 - The Process of Forgiveness: Ask yourself: what are the personality traits that drove this person to do the harmful things that they did?
32:08 - "There's normal marital sadism in every marriage"
35:16 - The corner pieces to solving the puzzle when it comes to illness:
37:13 - “Leaky boundaries create leaky gut.” - Dr. Keesha Ewers
41:50 - The “BS” Dr. Keesha feeds herself
The BS We Feed Ourselves website: http://thebswefeedourselves.com/
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