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The Effects of Impaired Cognitive Function

Impaired cognitive function – commonly referred to as brain fog – is a common symptom of dysautonomia. Although the brain fog doesn’t cause the same kind of physical pain and discomfort as other symptoms, it is often a large source of frustration. 440 more words

Autonomic Nervous System

The Perfect Balance

When you have a rare, invisible disease that is hard for people to see or understand, it is easy to begin feeling isolated. Even if you are fortunate enough to have a strong support system, and get out of the house on a regular basis, you’re still likely to end up feeling alone. 466 more words

Autonomic Nervous System

Trauma in a faulty nervous system

Trauma impacts on us at the time (by initiating our fight or flight survival responses) and over time (impacting on how that system responds to certain stimuli). 2,025 more words


3 steps to absolute control of your life

  1. Live in the present: be aware of your body, your mind, and your surroundings.
  2. Master breathing: consciously control your breathing.
  3. Control your autonomic nervous system: take a cold shower every day.

Caffeine: How Much Is Too Much

Wired and Tired (HUH)

Bit of a contradiction wouldn’t you say? How can you be wired AND tired at the same time? Very good question. For thousands of people across the globe, attempting to stay awake for more then 8 hours seems like a trek for the fellowship of the ring… 1,076 more words

Fitness And Health

Failing to Understand Stress

I thought that I fully understood the stress response and had been to enough yoga classes to avoid getting sick due to stress. But what I’ve learned over the past year has been a real game changer. 945 more words

Multiple Sclerosis

Daniel Kahneman and the Stupidity Pandemic

In case you haven’t noticed there is a stupidity pandemic.  It’s a pandemic because it rages throughout the world.  Perhaps the most conspicuous example are the religious wars.  689 more words

Mnemonic Techniques