Category Archives: peter levine

Fibromyalgia- Conversion Disorder?

“We must cultivate the courage to look deeply, with clarity and courage, into our own suffering”, Peter A. Levine  

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Fibromyalgia: Trauma, Sleep disturbances, Night terrors, Sleep walking, Nightmares

“Trauma is so arresting that traumatized people will focus on it compulsively”, Peter Levine There are so many various kinds of sleep disturbances that it becomes somewhat of a check list to differentiate between them all. Some of us suffer … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and the anxiety-prone brain

” The tenuousness of modern life can make anyone feel overwrought”, Robin Marantz Henig An article in the NewYork Times Magazine, October 4, 2009 by Robin Marantz Henig, entitled Understanding the Anxious Mind has led me to┬áspeculate about┬áthe anxious, highly … Continue reading

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