Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
'Ground-breaking. Everyone should read this book' Bessel van der Kolk, author of The Body Keeps the Score
When it comes to understanding the connection between our mental and physical health, we should be looking at the exceptions, not the rules.
Dr Jeff Rediger, a world-leading Harvard psychiatrist, has spent the last fifteen years studying thousands of individuals from around the world, examining the stories behind extraordinary cases of recovery from terminal illness.
Observing the common denominators of people who have beaten the odds, Dr Rediger reveals the immense power of our immune system and unlocks the secrets of the mind-body connection. In Cured, he explains the vital role that nutrition plays in boosting our immunity and fighting off disease, and he also outlines how stress, trauma and identity affect our physical health.
In analysing the remarkable science of recovery, Dr Rediger reveals the power of our mind to heal our body and shows us the keys to good health.
'In an era of incurable chronic diseases causing 60% of all deaths worldwide, this book provides one potential way out' Dr Mark Hyman, author of The Blood Sugar Solution
'Seasoned with the author's penetrating insights about healing, clearly articulated science and illuminating case histories, Cured opens genuine vistas of transforming illness into health' Gabor Maté, author of When the Body Says No