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Τετάρτη, 1 Φεβρουαρίου 2017

Psychoneuroimmunology

Psychoneuroimmunology (P.N.I.), explains why REFLEXOLOGY and other
complementary therapies are effective. PNI is a mind-body discipline that establishes the link between our psychological state and our physical health.
"The science underpinning PNI reveals that stress is an immunosuppressant. In other words, PNI identifies the direct links between psychological distress and illness......."
Relaxation therapies (which includes Reflexology) can reduce sympathetic nervous responses and enhance parasympathetic nervous system activity. "Relaxation decreases a person’s heart rate and blood pressure. It reduces the production of corticosteroids, which in turn, reduces cortisol-induced immunosuppression".
Nice article by Dr Judy Lovas
https://www.ausmed.com/articles/nurses-know-psychoneuroimmunology/