The human body is an intricate web of interconnected systems that work in harmony to maintain balance and regulate essential bodily functions. Among these systems, the autonomic nervous system (ANS) plays a vital role in controlling involuntary bodily processes. However, in some cases, individuals may develop dysautonomia, a condition characterized by malfunctioning of the ANS. Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a form of dysautonomia that specifically affects heart rate and blood pressure regulation. While the exact causes of dysautonomia and POTS are multifactorial, recent research has shed light on the potential role of physical and emotional trauma in the development of autonomic dysfunction. In this blog post, we will explore this intriguing connection, drawing upon medical journal citations, to better understand how trauma may contribute to the onset of dysautonomia and POTS in certain cases.
The Autonomic Nervous System: A Brief Overview
The ANS is...
Have you ever found yourself mindlessly devouring a bag of chips or polishing off an entire tub of ice cream without really savoring or enjoying it? In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to fall into the trap of mindless eating, which often leads to poor food choices and unhealthy habits. But what if I told you that there's a simple yet powerful way to transform your relationship with food, improve your nutrition, and achieve your health goals? Mindful eating habits can transform the way you view nutrition as well as your relationship with food, and it all begins with the mind!
The Power of Mindful Eating
Mindful eating is not about strict diets, calorie counting, or deprivation. It's a mindset that involves paying attention to the present moment, cultivating awareness around your food choices, and savoring each bite. By engaging your senses and tuning into your body's hunger and fullness cues, you can make conscious choices that nourish both your body and mind.
Welcome to another edition of the Health Coaching Chronicles! Today, we delve into a fundamental quality that sets exceptional health coaches apart: empathy. In the realm of coaching, empathy is not just a desirable trait; it is an absolute necessity. This blog post explores the significance of empathy in coaching settings and relationships, shedding light on its transformative power and its ability to foster trust, understanding, and growth.
Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings and experiences of another person. It goes beyond sympathy or pity; it involves truly stepping into someone else's shoes and connecting with their emotions. As a health coach, practicing empathy enables you to establish a deep connection with your clients, creating a safe and supportive space for their personal growth.
Building Trust and Connection
Empathy is the cornerstone of building trust and connection in coaching relationships. By demonstrating empathy, you...
At Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine, we strive to provide our patients with the most advanced and personalized treatment plans that address their unique needs. In our pursuit of holistic healthcare, we have embraced an innovative technology known as BrainView Brain Mapping.The BrainView Neuralscan Pro is a QEEG device that we use to measure and analyze brain activity in our patients. It uses sensors placed on the scalp to detect the electrical activity of the brain, and then converts that activity into a visual representation called a brain map. This allows us to see patterns in the brain's activity and identify areas that may be functioning differently than normal.
This cutting-edge tool allows us to delve deep into our patients' brainwave patterns, enabling us to uncover the root causes of their concerns and craft tailored treatment plans that integrate physical healing tools, mental health techniques, and neurotherapy training.
Good afternoon, We wanted to make sure that you are aware of all of the new group visit opportunities we have available for you plug into! Mind-body sessions offer a chance to embrace empathy, support, and healing for you and your loved ones here at TCLM. We have both group and one-on-one sessions with Geny Moreno.
This month and next month, Geny will be teaching virtual and in-person group visits to empower you with tools that develop emotional resiliency, self-awareness, mindfulness and inner healing. Our Mind-Body Medicine Group Visits offer a unique opportunity for you to engage in a nurturing and non-judgmental atmosphere, surrounded by like-minded individuals who are on a similar path towards wellness. These sessions aim to cultivate empathy, create a safe space for expression, and foster healing through various mind-body practices.
We have an exciting lineup of group visits scheduled for this month and the next, designed to cater to different interests and...
Welcome to our first installment of a series, the Health Coach Chronicles, where we dive deep into the world of health coaching and share our heartfelt experiences, insights into behavioral change, and the reasons why we love what we do. Today, we want to address a common sentiment we have experienced in our own journeys as well as our patient’s healing process at Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine: the desire for a quick fix to healing. If you're seeking a shortcut to optimal health, we invite you to read on with an open heart.
We understand how tempting it can be to yearn for instant results when it comes to healing and reclaiming your well-being. The fast-paced world we live in has conditioned us to expect immediate gratification. However, we want you to know that the journey towards true health and vitality is rarely a swift sprint but rather a steady marathon.
At TCLM, we believe in the power of holistic healing, or addressing the “w and the profound impact it can...
Did you know that your dental health is intricately linked to your overall well-being? While most of us understand the importance of brushing, flossing, and regular dental check-ups, there's a whole realm of dental health that often goes unnoticed. Hidden infections, toxins, and poor oral hygiene practices can lead to chronic health issues that affect not only your mouth but your entire body. This is where the power of holistic and biological dentistry comes into play.
Understanding Holistic and Biological Dentistry:
Holistic and biological dentistry approaches oral health from a comprehensive perspective, considering the interconnections between the teeth, gums, airway, and the rest of the body. These approaches recognize that the health of our mouth affects the health of our entire system. They emphasize treating the root causes of dental issues rather than just addressing the symptoms.
The Role of Dental Infections and Toxins:
Gum infections and oral microbiome...
Are you tired of navigating the challenges of living with an autoimmune condition on your own? Do you long for a supportive community where you can learn and grow together? Look no further! We are excited to introduce our Autoimmune Group Visit Sessions, designed to provide you with the tools and resources necessary to improve your overall well-being.
At TCLM, we understand the unique struggles faced by individuals with autoimmune conditions. That's why we have developed a comprehensive program that focuses on lifestyle medicine, encompassing various topics crucial to managing your health effectively. Our group sessions offer a safe and supportive environment where you can connect with others who share similar experiences, while also receiving expert guidance from our team of professionals.
Here's a glimpse into the transformative topics we cover during our sessions:
Stress Management: Learn effective techniques to reduce stress, process emotional and mental triggers that may...
In today's fast-paced and stressful world, it is becoming increasingly important to find ways to manage our physical and emotional well-being. One approach that has gained recognition and popularity is mind-body medicine. Mind-body medicine recognizes the intricate connection between our thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health, and aims to harness this connection to promote healing and overall well-being.
At Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine, we understand the significance of mind-body medicine in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We offer a range of tools and techniques to help individuals manage their physical and emotional health effectively. Through our one-on-one sessions with Geny Moreno, our skilled mind-body medicine practitioner, and our group visit sessions, we strive to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills to enhance their well-being.
So, what exactly is mind-body medicine? It is an approach that integrates the power of the mind and the body to...
The Interplay Between Jaw Structure, Palate Formation, Airway Development, and the Development of Fibromyalgia is a complex
Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and cognitive impairments. While the exact cause of fibromyalgia remains unclear, research suggests that various factors, including jaw structure, palate formation, and airway development, may play a significant role in its development. This article aims to explore the intricate relationship between these factors and their potential impact on fibromyalgia.
Jaw Structure and Fibromyalgia: Jaw structure refers to the alignment and positioning of the jaw, including the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Studies have shown a link between jaw abnormalities, such as temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD), and fibromyalgia. Patients with TMD often experience pain, muscle stiffness, and tenderness in the jaw area, which can contribute to the overall symptomatology of fibromyalgia....