The plain answer is that we do not know, but we do have some hypotheses. What it is clear is that sleeping and the brain are very closely related, so this question belongs to the field of neuroscience.
THE MIND’S MIRROR A new type of neuron–called a mirror neuron–could help explain how we learn through mimicry and why we empathize with others. By LEA WINERMAN Monitor Staff October 2005, Vol 36, No. 9 Print version: page 48 You’re walking through a park when out of nowhere, the man in front of you gets smacked
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If you’re like most people, before buying eggs at the grocery store you open the carton to check for broken shells.
Over the last few decades, research had been conducted seeking to explain how acupuncture works and what it can and cannot treat.
(CNN)Scientists have long found a possible link between anticholinergic drugs and an increased risk of dementia.A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine on Monday suggests that the link is strongest for certain classes of anticholinergic drugs — particularly antidepressants such as paroxetine or amitriptyline, bladder antimuscarinics such as oxybutynin or tolterodine, antipsychotics such as chlorpromazine or olanzapine
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“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” –Abraham Lincoln
And that’s just breakfast!
For many, starting the day by downing a handful of pills has become the norm, a natural accompaniment to their eggs and toast.
You take pills because you are taught to, and that’s what most people are accustomed to. Because somehow the drugs are supposed to wipe the slate clean and zero out your not so healthy lifestyle choices. Inherently you know that the drugs are not the best thing for you, but you figure that you can settle for good enough if the pills can help you just get by.
There is a reason that every drug or pill that you are prescribed comes with a list of side effects and warnings. Continually putting foreign/toxic substances into your body over the long run often creates more illness than health.
The reality is that the body is designed to heal from the inside out and express life through an inborn intelligent energy, and it is only when this energy is impeded that the body begins to break down.
Gua Sha (pronounced gwa shaw) is another technique used to release muscle tension, tightness and constriction.
It’s funny how some things come to be accepted as normal just because the larger flock is engaging in them…If your “medicine cabinet” isn’t overflowing with cough syrups and pain-killers you’re odd.