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Tag Archives: Mind-Body Connection
Placebos work even when patients know the treatment isn't "real"
For decades, scientists have been aware of a phenomenon known as the “placebo effect.” Simply put, the placebo effect occurs when a treatment produces a positive result even when it isn’t “real treatment” at all. For example, researchers routinely test … Continue reading
A physician explains complex mind-body interactions and their effect on health
“Healing Spaces,” by Esther M. Sternberg, M.D., is an interesting and sometimes enlightening book. Written in 2009, it describes in great detail some of the earliest scientific research into the fascinating field of psychoneuroimmunology, which seeks to explain the complex … Continue reading
How the practice of yoga can aid the grieving process
Ken Breniman is a yoga therapist based out of San Francisco. His studio focuses on classes specifically designed to those with physical impairments, and those grappling with difficult emotions, which oftentimes become one and the same. He teaches a special … Continue reading