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Tai Chi Chih Acutely Decreases Sympathetic Nervous System Activity in Older Adults by Linda Posted Thu 14 Oct 2010 8:21am A study published in the Journals of Gerontology studied the effects of doing Tai Chi  on the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) of healthy older adults. Significant changes were described in the Tai Chi group vs. the Health Education group, and furthermore vs. a second group performing guided stretching that was not Tai Chi. "Tai Chi has been d ... Read on »
Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:08pm My wakeup HR was 48, indicating my sympathetic nervous system has done it's job in helping me respond to Saturday's speed run and is now slowing down. My parasympathetic nervous system has become dominate and is causing my body functions to return to normal. I could tell, though, that I was still tired. I had no desire to go faster. Tomorrow wi ... Read on »
Fibromyalgia and the nervous system by Deb Patient Expert Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 5:50pm It's still a little bit unusual to find traditional M.D.'s recommending chiropractic care. And some research being done in rheumatology which shows that fibromyalgia is group of symptoms related to "sympathetic hyperactivity" (explained below) hasn't yet led to widespread recommendation of chiropractic care as a step in moving towards resolv ... Read on »
Stress and the ANS: Autonomic Nervous System by annaconda Posted Tue 12 Aug 2014 5:52pm Let’s start with the big picture.  The nervous system is a mechanism of delivering information to and from the brain via the brainstem, the spinal cord, and the nerves that run out to the peripheries, the organs, the glands, and the muscles.  The central nervous system is the brain and spinal cord.  It is also a system of homeostasis that works ... Read on »
Oral Systemic Balance by Darden Burns Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Feb 2010 1:04pm Oral Systemic Balance is a patented therapeutic system that employs oral appliances or orthodics to facilitate greater ease of oral function, particularly breathing. The system was developed Dr. Farrand Robson, a TMJ dentist whose clinic is located in Tacoma, Washington. This groundbreaking system put me on a slow and steady path ... Read on »
Understanding Your Central Nervous System by Kim F. Patient Expert Posted Sun 09 Nov 2008 10:05pm Understanding the Central Nervous System’s structure will help you understand your M.S. symptoms. The Brain:             I. THE CEREBRUM: Frontal Lobe ·     Behavior ·     Abstract thought processes ·     Problem solving ·     Attention ·     Creative thought ·     Some emotion ·     Intellect ·     Reflection ... Read on »
Anxiety and Our Brains- Part 2: The Nervous System by aimilino01 Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 10:01pm I am finding a lot ofempowermentin learning all of this information. This morning I was really nervous about my busy scheduled day that I had planned and I could feel the anxiety rising. I took somedeep breathsand told myself that I am justsending out a lot of stressful messageswhen it doesn't have to be. So I kept telling myself that its going to ... Read on »
The Nervous System, Simplified. by yourbodyneeds Posted Wed 21 Sep 2011 7:13am Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system; you may have heard your massage therapist make reference to this and wonder…what are they talking about? These are two branches of the nervous system each with its own job. Why is this important? Glad you asked! The Nervous System in a Nutshell There are two branches to the Central Nerv ... Read on »
Mario Party ANS (Autonomic Nervous System!)- Limited Edition by CHRONICLYsILLy Posted Thu 09 Sep 2010 4:36am Good Morning and Chocolate raspberry Java? I'm being spoiled rotten! I hope all of you are waking up to this impeccable weather (although a touch chilly) I prefer it over the oppressive heat any day of the week! We have been busy bees over here at CHRONICLYsILLy these last few weeks, updating, researching and finding better ways to support yo ... Read on »
Chronic fatigue after breast cancer linked to autonomic nervous system imbalance by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 Apr 2011 12:00am OSU.edu - The chronic fatigue that plagues one out of every three breast cancer survivors may be caused by one part of the autonomic nervous system running in overdrive, while the other part fails to slow it down. That imbalance of a natura ... Read on »