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Stressing Out About Stress: The Issue of Chronic Stress and the Cure

Technology is a useful thing. For instance, I sit here writing this on my iPad. Meanwhile, I have Spotify playing on my phone through a cheap Bluetooth speaker. 1,060 more words

Random Thoughts

Visual Processing Disorder

As I have stated on here before (and in the video I made) Sara has been diagnosed with a Visual Processing Disorder –  visual processing disorder refers to a hindered ability to make sense of information taken in through the eyes. 697 more words

Learning Disorders

Stress and inflammation: the missing link for IBS?

Is IBS  all in the mind or all in the gut?  Is it mainly the effect of stress or might infection, inflammation or disturbances in the colonic micro-biome be major factors.   1,431 more words

Autonomic Nervous System

Heart Rate Variability as a Feeding Intervention Outcome Measure in the Preterm Infant

 Feeding interventions for preterm infants aim to reduce the physiologic stress of feeding to promote growth. Heart rate variability (HRV) is a potential noninvasive measure of physiologic stress that may be useful for evaluating efficacy of feeding interventions. 217 more words

IBS: more than just a pain in the neck.

So why haven’t we thought of it before?  Intrigued as to why joint hyper-mobility or Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) might be associated with migraine, IBS and a whole variety of unexplained diseases. 494 more words

Brain And Gut

Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction from Cipro, Levaquin, and other Fluoroquinolones

Many symptoms of fluoroquinolone toxicity involve autonomic nervous system dysfunction.

The autonomic nervous system (ANS) regulates bodily functions such as the heart rate, digestion, sweating, salivating, respiratory rate, pupillary response, urination, sexual arousal, and certain reflex actions such as coughing, sneezing, swallowing and vomiting. 1,142 more words

The Somewhat Tarnished Gold Standard

This post is exclusively HM’s. It is being introduced here before the final two posts on “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World” by Drs. 1,117 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data