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Attitudinal Breathing, HeartMath with David McArthur, JD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
HeartMath has been used to manage stress for years now. Making the shift from the experience of worry by intentionally focusing on the heart area and breathing through the heart that is uplifting and relaxing. The heart is the center of powerful feelings that provide tools to make a powerful positive physiological shift in our thinking and feeling. Shifting one...

Breath as a Life Source Energy with Dennis Lewis

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Our nervous system regulates how we breath. When we're under acute stress our sympathetic nervous system regulates our breath and when we're relaxed the parasympathetic system regulates. Natural breathing is discussed.          

Breathing for Hypertension with Deane Hillsman, MD

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Hypertension can be helped by breathing properly. How we breathe affects our blood pressure as much as 10-15 points. Sympathetic vs parasympathetic breathing has a major effect on blood pressure. Slow abdominal breathing is relaxing. Relaxed breathing is more efficient, especially during prolonged exhalation. Breathing patterns can be taught that increase...

Ecodentistry with Fred Pockrass

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
Going to the dentist does not have to be a scary, painful process. "Transendentistry" is a transformation to a relaxed, meditative state. Using meditation, sound cancellation, breathing techniques, special CDs, and even foot massage are part of this kind of practice.      

Emphysema Overview

submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
  This is an overview of what emphysema is and how we get it. Approaches to treatment are reviewed and steps to prevent the progression of disease offered.          

Energy Psychology

submitted by: admin on 09/21/2013
Energy psychology is coming into its own as a bonified field of psychology. It originally developed from applied kinesiology and muscle testing. According to Eugene Gendlin, psychotherapy is about energetic shifts, called a felt shift, that happen when someone finds new meaning on a life issue. There are interesting tapping techniques that can activate energy...

Hypertension: What is it with Russ Jaffe, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Hypertension is a physical adaptation to resistance to flow. When our blood vessels are too narrow for a variety of reasons the pressure we need to sustain perfusion is high. Some of these mechanisms such as stress, kidney hormonal factors that are out of balance, blood that is too thick, mineral imbalances, oxidative stress, and idiopathic. There's a balance...

Learning from the Breath with Nirinjan Yee

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
Learning from how we breathe is a balance between the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system and also between consciousnes and uncounscious. Listening to the breath has a profound effect on how we breathe. Balancing this with heart rate variability adds another powerful tool.            

Meditation has Long-term Effects on the Brain

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
  According to scientists from Harvard and Boston University, meditation produces enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain according to an article published in November of 2012 in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. Researchers trained people with one of two different types of meditation, mindful meditation and compassionate...

Methylation with Dick Kunin, MD

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Why methyl groups are important in health and disease. Methyl groups direct the production of energy. Several B vitamins direct where methyl groups go and determine our state of health.            

Movement for Healing with Ofer Erez

submitted by: admin on 07/12/2024
How we move reflects us physically, emotionally, and spiritually. It reveals how we relate to life. There are even social aspects of how it is okay to move, especially in natural movements of the hips. It reveals how we relate to life. Restricted movement is related to social reasons.

Movement for Self-Healing

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Movement for Self-Healing champions those people willing to move beyond "the incurable." You will learn about the tools you need to recover from pain and disability by working with your inner healer. Movement, relaxation, breathwork, visualization are all tools that unleash the body from many restrictions.        

Movement: Awakening the Body with Nirinjan Yee, CMT

submitted by: admin on 10/11/2013
Movement is a way to awaken the body and restore psychospiritual balance. How we sit, stand, and move is a reflection of how we are. Breath is another powerful tool. Movement can access healing energy.            

Physicians Are Prescribing Non-traditional Medicines More Often

submitted by: admin on 07/12/2024
More than a third of Americans are now using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and about one in thirty physicians is making a referral for CAM services. Generally, mind-body therapies are recommended, but only after conventional therapies have been exhausted. Yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises are being prescribed most frequently. Thirty four...

Qigong and Insomnia with Michael Mayer, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The roots of insomnia should be dealt with rather than just treating with drugs. There are many natural methods to enhance sleep. Qigong can activate relaxed energy by noticing how we breathe. Dr. Mayer shows us how to do this.            

Sleep Apnea Overview

submitted by: admin on 02/19/2015
  There are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive and central nervous system induced. Sleep is non-restorative even though people often sleep through the whole night. Fatigue the next day and accidents are problems. Symptoms are aggravated by smoking, use of alcohol or sedatives. A sleep study is important in making the diagnosis. Treatment is with a...

Stress Reduction During the Holidays with Meir Schneider, PhD

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
The difference between living and being alive is highlighted. Relaxation and being present are prerequisites for being fully alive. Muscle tension leads to rigidity and stress. Muscle relaxation exercises can help us relax and be present.                

The Inner Smile with Linda Berry, DC, CNC

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
The inner smile comes from ancient taoism. Smiling into our body, smiling into stress release, and smiling into ecstasy. Smiling releases endorphins, our feel good hormones. The breath and techniques such as HeartMath are also interesting tools that support relaxation and joy.

Therapeutic Yoga with Bonnie Maeda, RN

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
Yoga can be used to treat medical conditions such as cancer or fibromyalgia. Restorative yoga is more passive and receptive. Combining poses that are supported with breathing techniques a deep relaxation state is achieved.            

Transforming Dentistry with Fred Pockrass, DDS

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
It is possible to shift the emphasis of dental practice from that of the doctor's side to the comfort side of being a patient. Aromatherapy, foot massage, soft music, and relaxation are central in this setting. Meditation, breathing techniques, noise cancelling headphones are examples of what can be used.            

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