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Study Validates the Connection Between Emotions, Pain and the Brain

Stumbled upon this 2020 study that really brings the mind-body…

PTSD, COVID, & Sense of Threat Associated With Somatic Symptoms

With COVID, there has naturally been an elevated sense of stress…

Trauma, Stress, Catastrophizing & Somatic Complaints

Interesting study that supports what I see in many people with…

Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Intensity Related to Sympathetic Activity

Another reminder that sympathetic fight of flight nervous system…

Worrying intensity predicts the number of somatic complaints

A lot of the people I work with have an increased tendency to…

Let it Be: Mindful Acceptance Reduces Pain and Emotion

This study from 2020 https://academic.oup.com/scan/article/14/11/1147/5716281…

Stress Axis in Brain and Nervous System Induce Chronic Pain

A review study here highlighting how a stressed out brain and…

People with Chronic Pain Aren’t Activating the Rest, Digest, and Relax Nervous System

We have clear evidence from heart rate variability studies that…

Screening of New Film ‘This Might Hurt’

Wanted to share the new film called 'This Might Hurt'. My colleague…