What scientists say about mind/body health

For decades, medical researchers and other scientists have been studying how the mind affects the body’s health (and vice versa). Modern medicine now incorporates the mind-focused disciplines listed below into treating a wide range of disease, pain and physical symptoms.

Uniquely, Linda Seagraves builds on this scientific foundation to make proven mind-body health practices simple and easy for all to use. To learn more about how you can use these practices to improve your health, call 425-270-5967.

Hypnosis

Exploring the Mysteries of Hypnosis – Harvard Health Publishing

Study identifies brain area altered during hypnotic trances – Stanford Medicine

This Is Your Brain Under Hypnosis – NY Times

The Science of Hypnosis – National Geographic

Mindfulness

Harvard Study: Clearing your mind affects your genes and can lower your blood pressure.

When science meets mindfulness – Harvard Gazette
Harvard Researchers study how mindfulness may change the brain in depressed patients.

Stress Management

Six relaxation techniques to reduce stress – Harvard Health

Breath control helps quell errant stress response – Harvard Health

7 ways to reduce stress and keep blood pressure down – Harvard Medical

Trauma Release (Somatic Experiencing)

Somatic Experiencing for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Outcome Study — Journal of Traumatic Stress

Somatic Experiencing How Trauma Can Be Overcome – Psychology Today

Mind-Body Health

Harvard Medical School: Stress-busting Mind-body medicine reduces need for health care

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