Date Aired: May 16, 2023 // Guest: Dr. Aimie Apigian
In today’s episode with Dr. Aimie Apigian, we discuss the difference between stress and trauma response. Dr. Aimie addresses how the body is designed for both stress and trauma, and how people get stuck in patterns of a trauma response. Learn the red flags and symptoms that indicate trauma and simple tools to help regulate your nervous system and stress response.
Other topics discussed on this episode:
- Three ways to determine if you’re in a trauma response
- The design of the nervous system
- The link between chronic stress and inflammation
- Physical health symptoms associated with trauma response
- The “push away” practice
- Spontaneous deep breath vs. breathwork
- Dr. Aimee’s 21 Day Healing Journey for trauma response
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More About The Guest
Dr. Aimie Apigian
Dr. Aimie Apigian, MD MS MPH is the leading medical expert on how life experiences get stored in the body and restoring the body to its best state of health through her signature model and methodology, The Biology of Trauma™.
Dr. Aimie truly is the physician who healed herself.
In addition to her medical training, she is also a Functional Medicine physician and has training and certifications specifically in neuro-autoimmunity, nutrition and genetics for addictions, mental health, and mood and behavioral disorders.
She has a number of certifications in various trauma therapies including Instinctual Trauma Response Model (an art trauma therapy), Somatic Experiencing (developed by Dr. Peter Levine), and NeuroAffective Touch (Dr. Aline LaPierre).
Dr. Aimie enjoys bridging the gap between what she sees happening in these trauma therapies and a person’s biology and nervous system.