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:

Emotional Causes of Skin Rashes & Unexplained Eye Pain

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After having written the causes of skin rashes from the health perspective, few months ago I started to experience a bout of sudden skin rashes outbreak. I suspected there is an emotional issue behind it since I also happened to undergo a period of great uncertainty.  The moment I had the issue solved, the rashes [...]

Illness that got healed after consulting faith healers/ mediums

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There are some things in the world that the world of medicine may not be able to cure/have an answer for. A person gets really sick and admitted to the hospital. Sometimes, the cause cannot be found. Or the cause is found (medically) but despite steps taken, the patient do not get well. I have [...]

When illness, tragedy and grief pushes one towards personal transformation

Alone even in a crowd

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 [...]

Connection between heart valve problem and chronic sinus- Mind Body Connection

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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 [...]

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 [...]