Contrary to popularly-held beliefs such as the primacy of genetics, lifestyle, stress and other ‘risk factors’, these are not the cause of illness in the vast majority of cases.
There is no evidence of the precise moment these ‘risk factors’ take a person from health to illness. META-Health explains how all health issues (with the exception of poisoning, accidents and acute malnutrition) begin with a Traumatic Life Event: a shock that is unexpected, dramatic and causes emotional stress.
Have you ever felt stunned, paralysed or sick to the stomach after a completely unexpected event? Perhaps, momentarily, the world appeared to slow down or move away from you. These are indicators of a Traumatic Life Event (Point 2 on the Figure 1 below).
META-Health explains how, in the moment of shock, a sophisticated process starts on all levels simultaneously: