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Brainwaves — predictors of disease

Bands are everywhere. With light, you see seven colors in the spectrum. On your radio is the AM and FM bands, plus there are other special purpose bands. In music, you have the bass, midrange, and treble. To each band we assign a certain frequency range, where all...

Your Brain Controls Your Cellular Health

In the early days of computing, most of the processing inside your new IBM or Apple II was done in one place. The CPU (Central Processing Unit) was doing almost all the work. But as greater speed was demanded, engineers soon figured out that they could split up the...

Fear — the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” This famous statement came from U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great Depression. Many at that time could not afford the basics of life and they feared what the future would bring. FDR wanted to calm...

Balance is the Best Anti-Stress

What music do you enjoy? What about that music do you particularly like — the beat, melody, vocal, instrumentation? You probably would say that you like them all, and the way they go together to make music. What music can you listen to over and over again and still...

Without Brain Health, You Don’t Have Cell Health

Leonard is driving to work along a familiar route. He is in the right lane, and sees a traffic light at a modest distance ahead just turning yellow, then red, and cars ahead of him are braking. While he is still moments away from reaching the light, it is obvious that...

Don’t pass your stress to your children!

We have advanced far in medical research — so far that we think we’ve got biology mostly figured out. Certainly we know a lot more than previous generations, and the medicine of a century ago is considered the dark ages. With all this knowledge, our average lifespan...

Stress Means Inflammation, Which Means Disease

We try to avoid pain, and we are drawn to pleasure. But we are smart enough to realize that we can’t seek pleasure constantly. If we try to pursue pleasure too often, it eludes us. The more we try for pleasure, the harder it is to maintain. We become insensitive to...

De-Stress With Exercise

When you are stressed, what happens? Your heart races, you can’t think clearly, you try to speed through tasks, you have a sense of urgency or even panic. What is all your increased metabolism being used for? It is geared up for action, so where does that energy go?...

Water — a Vital Path to Health

You know you should drink plenty of water — the message is everywhere. Do you know why? When can you have plenty of water in your body and still be dehydrated? Can you overdo water? And how does it affect health and disease? Our bodies are approximately 70% water....