What Are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)?
ACEs are adverse experiences that occur during childhood (before 17 years of age) which affect long-term health. These adverse experiences may be emotional, physical, sexual or related to household dysfunction.
In this post, I will share a patient’s story and address the following :
- The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study
- How are chronic diseases related to Adverse Childhood Experiences?
- Are there any tests to evaluate the impact of your ACE score?
- What can you do if you have a high ACE score?