Category - ~Trauma

Polyvagal Theory

Our “primitive” gut neurology plays an active role in our experience. “Gut Feelings”, which we usually experience more quickly than our conscious thoughts, are a good example of how our guts are aware of and respond to...

Is Verbal Abuse As Bad As Physical Abuse?

Yes! As a survivor of childhood verbal abuse, I appreciate how the cognitive framework established in this environment has a lifelong influence, and the challenges associated with the journey to come to an place of inner peace. More information...

Resolving Post Traumatic Stress

A compilation of reflections written by Sharon, Mary, Pamela, Lori, Brea and Shannon combined and adapted to make one narrative. (These people are Masgutova NeuroMotor Reflex Integration Core Specialists, complied by Pamela Curlee) “We’re a...

Emotional Freedom Technique

Emotional Freedom Technique EFT is a widely recognized tool for better integration of cognitive functions at many different levels, including the energetic body, emotion, and even analytic thought. Our visceral cognition is particularly...

Visceral Reflexes and Behavior

Visceral reflexes are the most ancient cognitive mechanisms present in the human body. These reflexes regulate internal processes such as digestion and the function of the liver, processes which collectively are known as Homeostasis. Optimally...

Adrenal Fatigue

When our ancestors noticed a tiger sitting in a tree, ready to pounce upon them, their bodies knew exactly what to do. The body instantly passed through its freeze response and initiated its self defense mechanisms for fight or flight...

Getting In Control Of Control

Our guts play a pivotal role in many of our automatic behaviors. Visceral reflexes not only control our internal processes such as breathing and digestion, but are also involved in our deepest protective response: our startle or freeze response...

Circumcision

Life reproduces itself. The impulse to replicate is embedded in our most ancient genetic code, with which we share some variant with all living things. It is the foundation of natural selection, enabling animals to test possibilities for...

Vagus Nerve Inhibition

Here is a video on the Allopathic aproach to Vagus Nerve inhibition and its effect on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):

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