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TMS and inflammation

Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by sonia, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. sonia

    sonia New Member

    I keep trying to convince myself that I have TMS but do have doubts/questions from time to time. According to Dr. Sarno TMS is not caused by inflammation. Last year when I had the worst bout of sciatica by back was very swollen which seems to me like an inflammation of some tissues. Can TMS and inflammation coexist?
    Any insights on this question ?
  2. Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021)

    Walt Oleksy (RIP 2021) Beloved Grand Eagle

    I would follow Dr. Sarno's belief that inflammation does not cause pain.
    If you keep thinking inflammation can co-exist with TMS, you are not believing 100 percent in TMS that repressed emotions
    and/or a perfectionist and "goodist" personality are causing your symptoms.

    Sorry if this sounds like tough love.
  3. sonia

    sonia New Member

    Thank you,Walt. I always thought that if is some body part is swollen that means it is inflamed. Am I not correct?
  4. Tennis Tom

    Tennis Tom Beloved Grand Eagle

  5. sonia

    sonia New Member

    Thank you Tennis Tom. This thread is very helpful.

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