Chronic stress plays a central role in developing psychological diseases. Traumatising of the mother during pregnancy and the unborn child has an impact on the neuroendocrine stress-axis. This individual pre-disposition again modulates the reaction to stress and the resulting symptoms like depression, burn-out, fear, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addiction, borderline personality disorder and many more.
Psychological factors influence the course of physical ailments and vice-versa, especially in the case of chronic illness. Cooperation with specialists across various fields of medicine is becoming ever more important.
It is indispensable in case of psychosomatic problems and serious physical ailments. Psychotherapy can greatly improve the day to day life of the person concerned.
The importance of dealing with chronic stress cannot be overstated when dealing with chronic pain, skin ailments such as eczema or inflammatory bowel ailments such as Morbus Crohn or Colitis ulcerosa and much more.
- Chronic tension
- Heart complaints
- Sleeping disorders
- Concentration disorders