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Emotional causes of thyroid disorder (resulting weight gain and bloating) thumbnail

Thyroid disorder, either hyper or hypothyrodism affects either the over or under production of the thyroid hormone. There is no known cause that cause the disorder in the thyroid glands. However, what prompted me to write this article is because of the emotional factors that is stated in a book that I have read which really [...]

Cough with urine incontinence, laryngitis and vomiting (Emotional causes) thumbnail

In this article, I would address some emotional causes and how it is often hard to find a cure for cough if the emotional causes is not being addressed. When a person tells me that they have been coughing for a long time, tried all remedies and yet could not be cured, the first thing [...]

Many of us who are affected in one way or another by our experiences and relationships with others when we were young. Psychology studies have always based their theories on how the relationship, mainly with our parents or caretakers (people who took care of us when we are young and needed protection)- and from there, [...]

In this article, I want to share with you on how illness, personal tragedy, grief and loss can become a catalyst that eventually drive a person towards personal transformation and spiritual development. The journey would often take years with lots of ups and downs. It started for a friend of mine who was diagnosed with [...]

I remember reading in the papers sometime back that a very young lady had to undergo open heart surgery to repair her mitral valve- and other than chronic sinus, she did not seems to have other health complaints. In the same article, it was mentioned that a study have indicated that patients with heart valve [...]

Judging increases isolation and separation, because it emphasizes our differences rather than our similarities. Whenever you judge yourself or others as being inferior or superior, better or worse, smarter or dumber, prettier or uglier, stronger or weaker, fatter or thinner, richer or poorer, you still feel separate  Judging reinforces our preconceptions and thus limits our [...]

I came across the books by Vernon Coleman, Mindpower- How to Use Your Mind to Heal Your Body during my own research on mind body connection- that is how illness arises due to the mind. This is truly an excellent book. As a medical student and later as a qualified doctor, Vernon Coleman discovered so many [...]

If you are interested to learn more on the mind-body connection and how it contributes to illness, I strongly recommend the book “Your Body Speaks Your Mind: Decoding the Emotional, Psychological, and Spiritual Messages That Underlie Illness” by Deb Shapiro. Her diagnosis is very insightful and intuitive but made a lot of sense. Till today, [...]

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