Dr. David Clarke Discusses the Causes of Anxiety

Podcast Episode 087                                                         Release Date: November 11, 2016

On this podcast David Clarke, MD, President of the Psychophysiologic Disorders Association discusses the biological causes of anxiety and the deleterious effects of adverse childhood experiences.  Dr. Clarke explains how stress can cause real illnesses and he elaborates on why most doctors aren’t trained to look for non-physical causes of illness. According to Dr. Clarke, approximately 1 in 6 or 40 million Americans are afflicted with PPD. Dr. Clarke is Clinical Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology Emeritus and Assistant Director of the Center for Ethics both at Oregon Health & Science University.  On this podcast he explains how ongoing abuse, neglect, or toxic environment in your formative years can manifest as anxiety in later life.  Dr. Clarke is the author of They Can’t Find Anything Wrong! For his own stress he prescribes playing indoor soccer, photography, hiking among mountains and adventures with his family and his wife’s cooking. He lives in Happy Valley, Oregon, which is near Portland. You can learn more about Dr. Clarke and PPD by visiting his website http://stressillness.com/ and his blog “The Stress Check Up.”




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