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App to help you find the right balance

In a recent post I mentioned how I had been doing a week of active recovery sessions after having had a busy race week. Getting the right balance of overloading your system and then letting it recover so it can adapt, resulting in an progressive upward step in performance is essential. 533 more words


Is there an IBS Personality?

What happens in a persons life can make them ill, but while some seem to get ill at the slightest provocation; others cope with the most catastrophic events without any problems at all. 1,255 more words

Brain And Gut

The Fight

I read something recently that said “do not confuse my bad days with weakness; those are the days I’m actually fighting the hardest.” This statement is so true of my battle with POTS. 527 more words


Pharmacology | ANS | 15 - Direct-acting Adrenergic agonists [ Part 2 ]

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Direct-acting Adrenergic agonists


– In this lecture we’ll discuss:

[ Dopamine, Dobutamine, Fenoldopam, Oxymetazoline, Xylometazoline, Phenylephrine, Clonidine, Albuterol (Salbutamol) and terbutaline, Salmeterol and Formoterol, Mirabegron ] 849 more words

Medical Illustrations

The 'Please' Response to Threat: A Social Engagement System Survival Strategy

Sometimes I have a hard time dealing with anger. This is true both when it arises in myself and when it arises in others. Things are definitely improving on this front, and I’ve even come to appreciate and respect anger. 1,260 more words