March 26, 2020

27. Fatigued, Fat & Frazzled? Sexology doctor shares health tips | Dr. Keesha Ewers

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...


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: 

  • Genetics 
  • Digestive Health
  • Level of toxicity and your body’s ability to get rid of toxins
  • Past Trauma and the ability to handle stress in the current day

 

37:13 - “Leaky boundaries create leaky gut.” - Dr. Keesha Ewers

41:50 - The “BS”  Dr. Keesha feeds herself

 

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