Tag Archives: parasympathetic system

Health: As You Think, So Are You

Danger, worry, anxiety and stress activates the “fight or flight” mechanism of the sympathetic nervous system. In fact, we’ve all experienced it numerous times in our lives. It doesn’t even have to be actual physical danger. If you’ve ever had … Continue reading

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Health and Inflammation: What Does “Awe” Have to Do With It?

In case you didn’t realize it, your emotions influence your physical health. It’s long been known that the emotions of love and compassion activate your parasympathetic system (the healing and restoration system) and stress activates the sympathetic system (fight or … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart: Balancing Your Nervous System is Critical for Health

This was a truly fascinating article on Dr. Mercola’s site talking about the real cause of heart attacks. We constantly hear about the dangers of high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity. In truth, balance is the key! The part … Continue reading

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