The Connection Between Stress And Disease – Dr. Jamie Gilliam

The Connection Between Stress And Disease – Dr. Jamie Gilliam

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January 8, 2024 by *Heal Your Body with Dr. Jamie Gilliam

Heal Your Body With Dr. Jamie Gilliam 

There is an intricate connection between stress and disease. This relationship operates bidirectionally, with stress causing disease and disease causing stress. In this Heal Your Body episode, Dr. Jamie Gilliam discusses how the experiences of stress can both contribute to the onset and progression of disease and how disease can generate significant stress responses.

Dr. Jamie Gilliam unveils the profound impact of stress as a precursor to various diseases, exploring the physiological mechanisms through which chronic stress weakens the immune system, disrupts hormonal balance, and triggers inflammatory responses. She uncovers how stress acts as a catalyst for conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune disorders, gastrointestinal problems, and mental health ailments. Dr. Jamie also explains how these physical conditions and many others can also be the precursor to stress and mental health conditions. She illustrates how managing stress can serve as a pivotal factor in preventing and mitigating the development of these illnesses.

This episode discussion extends to how the experience of coping with disease and chronic health conditions can induce significant stress. Join Dr. Jamie as she examines the emotional, psychological, and physiological toll that illness takes on individuals, contributing to heightened stress levels, anxiety, depression, and reduced quality of life.

~ More About Heal Your Body with Dr. Jamie Gilliam ~ 

Dr. Jamie Gilliam is the founder of JG Wellness Clinic, where they specialize in addressing various health concerns, with a focus on thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalances within the endocrine system, autoimmune diseases, and assisting patients striving to achieve weight loss goals. Dr. Jamie holds a PhD in Integrative Medicine and an MS in Exercise Science. Jamie is also a devoted mother to seven children.

Jamie’s personal health challenges with thyroid cancer, cervical cancer, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s disease, and Lupus, caused her to realize that the conventional healthcare system is flawed. Tired of being sick and tired, she decided to navigate a different path.

In her pursuit of better health, Jamie explored alternative approaches to healthcare that emphasized healing rather than merely treating symptoms. Her dissatisfaction with the status quo led her to the decision to further her education and pursue a career in Integrative Medicine. This choice was rooted in her realization that many individuals are dealing with health issues but are not receiving the level of care and attention they need within the traditional healthcare system.

Through her work at JG Wellness Clinic, Dr. Jamie is dedicated to treating the whole person. She gives patients a voice and ensures patients are heard. She offers patients a comprehensive and personalized approach to healthcare, and Jamie encourages her patients to play an active role in their healthcare decisions.

https://www.jgwellnessclinic.com/

To get more of Heal Your Body with Dr. Jamie Gilliam, be sure to visit the podcast page for replays of all her shows here: https://www.inspiredchoicesnetwork.com/podcast/heal-your-body-with-jamie-gilliam/

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