Interview with Laera Morrow

interview with laera morrow

One of the things that can be most difficult to grapple with when recovering from abdominal distress is the change in how the nervous system acts. Whether you’ve had surgery or not, different kinds of trauma can affect the nervous system in various ways.  From digestive changes to neuropathy to new and unexplained pains or … Continue reading …

Abdominal Surgery

Heading into surgery of any kind can be daunting.  Here is the basic idea for how to create a plan for yourself so that you make it through the before, during, and after with less overwhelm and anxiety and a greater sense of support within yourself and from others. GUIDELINES (Be sure to read “The … Continue reading …

“Natural” Treatment for Abdominal Adhesions

For some reason this always cracks me up (and not always in the funny way, sometimes it’s in the Lady Macbeth wrenching of the hands way).  I think I’ve just been working with adhesions for so long it’s hard for me to understand the idea of using drugs or surgery to break up what is … Continue reading …

Abdominal Surgery Statistics

Sounds boring and gross, right?  I mean seriously, statistics about how many bellies get cut into every year?  Ugh. But actually, these numbers kind of blew my mind: From the CDC, numbers of certain abdominal surgeries in the US every year: Hysterectomy: 498,000 Cesarean section:1.3 million From other sources: 750,000 gall bladder surgeries in the … Continue reading …