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Dr. Schechter Can asthma be TMS?

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    I am a faithful disciple of Dr. Sarno. His books changed my life I was wondering if it is possible for oxygen deprivation to manifest itself in the lungs as asthma. I have chased it all around my body and defeated it every time but here I have met my match. Any advice would be appreciated
     
  2. DocDave

    DocDave TMS Physician and Author

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    Stress and tension plays a big role in asthma and other inflammatory conditions. I don't believe the mechanism is 'oxygen deprivation' per se.
    But TMS can move around and become other disorders especially when the underlying emotional issues have not been acknowledged and processed or when there's a lot going on to deal with emotionally in one's life.


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  3. IrishSceptic

    IrishSceptic Podcast Visionary

    I've had childhood asthma and always wondered why it goes away when other people's asthma stays with them. I had it up until about 11/12 and always had my inhaler especially as I was extremely involved in sport.
     
  4. Tennis Tom

    Tennis Tom Beloved Grand Eagle

    Yes. my recent gf for ten years had asthma from childhood and needed to keep an emergency inhaler around. I gave her a Sarno book (don't know if she ever read it) and she learned about TMS from me by osmosis. I witnessed her rid herself of asthma, although she never seemed to realize what a break-through she had achieved! -- on to symptom substitution, or the symptom imperative.

    I believe there may have been an entire chapter devoted to "asthma"/TMS in one of the Good Doctor's latest two books--or maybe it was "high blood pressure"/TMS? If you look in the indexes of the good books and SteveO's appendix--his book's appendix of TMS symptoms you'll probably find some mentions of asthma--or do a search at the TMS forum sites.
     

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