When The Body Says No : The Cost of Hidden Stress

When The Body Says No : The Cost of Hidden Stress

Book Title: When The Body Says No : The Cost of Hidden Stress

Author: Dr Gabor Mate

Format: Paperback | 320 pages

Publication Date: 06 Dec 2012

ISBN-13: 9780676973129

In this accessible and groundbreaking book--filled with the moving stories of real people--medical doctor and bestselling author Gabor Maté shows that emotion and psychological stress play a powerful role in the onset of chronic illness, including breast cancer, prostate cancer, multiple sclerosis and many others, even Alzheimer's disease. When the Body Says No is an impressive contribution to research on the physiological connection between life's stresses and emotions and the body systems governing nerves, immune apparatus and hormones. With great compassion and erudition, Gabor Maté demystifies medical science and, as he did in Scattered Minds, invites us all to be our own health advocates.