Tag Archives | emotion and health

Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

This question & answer column is for people living with chronic health challenges and their family caregivers, who want to learn to increase the odds of improving their health by learning to live with mastery & wellbeing. I invite you to post your questions in the comments box below. When I get a certain number […]

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How Your Thinking Affects Your Health Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3 Increased emotional distress results in the release of catecholamines (substances allowing us to respond to stressors), which is damaging to the intimal endothelium (inner-most lining) of the coronary arteries. That, in turn, leads to release of free fatty acids, which results in increased platelet aggregation and lipid deposition at the site […]

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How Your Thinking Affects Your Health Part 2 of 3

Theoretical physicist David Bohm explained how virtually all thought has physiological correlates, and that the meaning we assign to material events serves as the link between energy and matter. He refers to thought as energy, and he refers to matter in this case as the body. Meaning that is simultaneously mental and physical can serve […]

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