Do you feel your nervous system is constantly heightened and dysregulated? Perhaps the feeling of hypervigilance, anxiety and not being able to settle? This is a prevalent theme I hear from many of us with ADHD - myself included. In this week’s episode, I chat with Lisa Ryan, an experienced trauma-informed physiotherapist and somatic therapy practitioner. Lisa supports individuals (many with ADHD) who experience persistent (chronic) pain and health issues such as fibromyalgia, long COVID, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), unexplained physical symptoms, burnout, tension headaches/migraines, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and many more. Lisa’s mission is simple - to help people find freedom from pain and troublesome symptoms, live well and thrive.During today's episode, Lisa and I talk about:ADHD masking and its impact on the nervous systemCreating more safety in our bodyHow to move trauma through your body How our busy society and little downtime contribute to a heightened nervous systemWhy chronic pain, CFS and fibromyalgia is connected to high levels of stress and trauma in our nervous systemIncorporating fun movement, nature, grounding and joy to settle and nurture the nervous systemSelf-holding, self-soothing and using different parts of our body to calm and regulate The basic needs of the nervous system and how to meet them ADHD and HypervigilanceTo connect with Lisa, head to her website, www.lisaryanphysiotherapy.com or connect on Instagram,Thanks to Loop earplugs for offering 15% off for all podcast listeners. Click here and put in the code LOOPXWW for the discount.If you find this podcast a helpful resource and you'd like to see it continue to grow with more guests, solo episodes and further information, I'd love it if you could show your appreciation via this gratitude link. As The ADHD Women's Wellbeing Podcast is entirely self-funded and self-produced with some amazing editing by my editor, Faith - it does take a lot of time, effort, love, hard work and money to ensure a weekly episode comes to you every Thursday. I'd love to bring this podcast to you full of integrity and advert-free to ensure you get the most authentic conversation without listening to adverts you may not be interested in. By showing your appreciation through this link, I can continue to bring you the most up-to-date and relevant information I can and keep helping so many of you. Any support is gratefully received and goes to helping our incredible community become more supported, empowered and educated.https://the-adhd-womens-wellbe.captivate.fm/supportIf you enjoy the podcast, why not join Kate's ADHD Women's Wellbeing Collective, where you can access monthly live workshops, exclusive audio content and new resources specifically for the membership? I'd love to see you in this fantastic, like-minded community! Click here for all details.