The Five Stagnations - East West School of Herbology - Come study with Michael Tierra The Mother of all Diseases Dr. Michael Tierra O.M.D., L.A.C. and Lesley Tierra L.A.C. The Five Stagnations are Qi, Blood, Fluid, Cold and Food. Changes in Acetylcholine Extracellular Levels During Cognitive Processes Abstract Measuring the changes in neurotransmitter extracellular levels in discrete brain areas is considered a tool for identifying the neuronal systems involved in specific behavioral responses or cognitive processes. Acetylcholine (ACh) is the first neurotransmitter whose diffusion from the central nervous system was investigated and whose extracellular levels variations were correlated to changes in neuronal activity. This was done initially by means of the cup technique and then by the microdialysis technique.
Testimonials - Herniated Discs - My story, Bikram Yoga This testimonial is the story of my personal recovery from debilitating pain from herniated discs through the practice of Bikram Yoga. This yoga gave me back my life. In the depths of my pain, I remember sitting in the car with my husband outside one of our favorite restaurants just crying. I was in so much pain, I couldn’t even imagine enduring the suffering of a nice, romantic dinner. Those who have experienced back pain know what it does to your life.
Mindfulness: Montreal Practice - Mindspace Clinic Mindfulness is an emerging mental health practice that cultivates a calm, clear, and open way of relating to present moment experience. Ultimately, the concept of mindfulness dates back thousands of years to ancient Buddhist teachings. The word itself is an English translation of the Pali word ‘Sati’ which roughly means awake or alert. Low Blood Pressure. Hypotension, Low Pressure Symptoms Blood pressure (BP) is a variable with a continuous and unimodal variation. One can only consider normal and abnormal against the circumstances of the individual in question, with regard to age/sex, conditions in which it was measured, and other relevant factors. Hypotension is therefore a BP that is much lower than usual and which may be causing symptoms such as dizziness or light-headedness.
Mudras of the Great Buddha: Symbolic Gestures and Postures Mudras are a non-verbal mode of communication and self-expression, consisting of hand gestures and finger-postures. They are symbolic sign based finger patterns taking the place, but retaining the efficacy of the spoken word, and are used to evoke in the mind ideas symbolizing divine powers or the deities themselves. The composition of a mudra is based on certain movements of the fingers; in other words, they constitute a highly stylized form of gestureal communication. It is an external expression of 'inner resolve', suggesting that such non-verbal communications are more powerful than the spoken word. Many such hand positions were used in the Buddhist sculpture and painting of India, Tibet, China, Korea and Japan.
Nourishing the Liver It’s Spring Down Under. The Sun returns. Time for rebirth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring time is when the ‘Chi’ is in the Liver Meridian more than any other time of year. The Liver energy is considered the General, the director of energy, the leader of all the meridians, the instigator, the birth. Modern view In the majority of cells, it is possible to allocate the function of breathing, which corresponds to the lung; function of synthesis and storage of complex substance, which is appropriate for endocrine glands and the liver; and function of regulation of cell age, corresponding to the kidneys, etc. Thus, the concept of organ in TCM includes the set of cellular and intracellular structures that carry out certain functions. For example, Lung involves all structures that facilitate diffusion and transport of gases (O2 & CO2) as well as oxidative phosphorylation and synthesis of ATP molecules.
Lower urinary tract symptoms Introduction CG97 This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at guidance.nice.org.uk/cg97 Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) comprise storage, voiding and post-micturition symptoms affecting the lower urinary tract. There are many possible causes of LUTS such as abnormalities or abnormal function of the prostate, urethra, bladder or sphincters. In men, the most common cause is benign prostate enlargement (BPE), which obstructs the bladder outlet.
OM Mantra and Seven Methods of Practice OM Mantra and 7 Methods of Practice by Swami Jnaneshvara Bharati SwamiJ.com There are many meanings and methods of practicing OM Mantra. Below are seven methods that are very useful and can lead to deep experiences of contemplation and meditation. See also : OM Mantra and Seven Levels of Consciousness Index of this web page: Introduction OM Method #1. Introduction to TCM/Traditional Chinese Medicine @ Traditional Chinese Medicine Basics (TCMBasics.com) - TCM theories, resources, herbs, materia medica Photo © Image DJ Image Dictionary With over 3000 years of experience, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has remain one of the many fascinating areas in ancient Chinese culture. First known to be documented in the Yellow Emperor's Canon of Medicine, TCM is believed to have been practised in as early as 475 to 221 B.C.