Mind-Body Connection

I have observed that a person’s state of mind and emotional level can influence one’s state of well being.

Below are articles on the Mind-Body Connection:

Why being constantly judging others would make you miserable

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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 [...]

Why am I sick with diabetes/hyperglycemia like symptoms

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Following is a health condition posted by someone: I have been sick for a while now, probably a little over a month and a half, and I thought that I may have had diabetes. Well, my blood tests (they were fasting blood tests) came back good as well as urine tests, but my symptoms really point [...]

Mindpower- How to use your mind to heal your body

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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 [...]

Happiness is here and now

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When I observe around me, I could almost see the connection between a person’s state of mind and health condition. Years of negative emotion pent-up would manifest into illnesses. Of course, not all illness are our fault but there may be a connection in many. For example: a person working too hard and unhappy with the [...]

Understanding the mind-body relationship to illness- a very good book

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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, [...]

High Uric Acid and the fear of rejection

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High uric acid, which in the past used to affect older people is now beginning to affect the younger generation. A few of my friends in their thirties came back with blood test results with high uric acid. High uric acid sometimes do not have clear symptoms- when we feel our legs have not much [...]

Why people walk or run with loud footsteps?

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Little things can sometimes bring out the hidden monster tendencies in us. For example, you may be jogging on a treadmill and the noisy sounds of the person footsteps landing heavily on that treadmill- ‘bang’, ‘bang’, ‘BANG!’. It seems to fill up the entire workout space and no matter how far from that person you [...]

Why do I have cough, dry throat and stingy watery eyes?

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A question posed by someone: What’s happening to me? For the past 4-5 days my throat has been really dry and I felt like coughing all the time. And I did cough all the time, like a really bad smoker kind of cough. And my eyes sting and are watery. What is this? Also do [...]

Psoriasis- How our emotional and personality plays a role

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Proriasis is a skin condition where delineated discs or patches of inflamed tissues covered in silvery-white scales. Medically, there is no known cure for proriasis- at best, treatments such as UV and usage of steroids (for serious conditions) at best is to contain or control the breakouts. It is no easy to live with proriasis. [...]