Category Archives: Mind Body Connection

The epidemic of “It’s all in your head”

And how things are going to get difficult for EDS people in 2018. Advertisements

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Link: Hypermobility, Hyperactivity of Autonomic Nervous System and Psychopathology

A recently published doctoral thesis by Jessica Anne ECCLES has studied “the relevance of joint hypermobility and autonomic symptoms, particularly orthostatic intolerance, to clinical psychopathology.

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Healing the bitter core

In my previous post, Losing my cores, I wrote about the devastating effects of my chronic pain and disabling condition, particularly on my core psychological state. I believe that the assaults on my psyche have been in phases and in … Continue reading

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The Role of Narrative in Healing (Part-2)

How the book “Narrative medicine: honoring the stories of illness” by Dr. Rita Charon helped me in healing myself. Continue reading

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The Role of Narrative in Healing (Part -1)

Honoring the stories of illness | Dr. Rita Charon* | TEDxAtlanta

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Losing My Cores

Core, /kɔː/, noun, The part of something that is central to its existence or character. Our body’s core is the midsection area of the body: chest, back, sides and abdomen. The strength of the core is determined by the musculature in … Continue reading

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The stones in your life

As all doctors will recall, the WHO definition of health is Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Like health, there is more to “healing” than just … Continue reading

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Yoga – a double edged sword in H-EDS/JHS

Yoga is one of the most effective system of fitness approaches to not just physical but also mental well-being. If you have H-EDS/JHS and suffer from chronic musculoskeletal pain, there is a likelihood of you gravitating to yoga at some point … Continue reading

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