Stress: Fuel for Peak Performance

Stress: Fuel for Peak Performance

A stressful situation can release stress hormones that trigger hormonal and physiological changes. This is known as the ‘fight or flight’ response. Think of a time when you experienced a stressful incident. Perhaps you were in a car accident, or had to give a speech in front of a large audience. Did your heart begin to pound? Did your muscles tense up? Perhaps you breathing rate increased or you started to sweat. These changes are the response of the sympathetic nervous system preparing you to fight the threat or flee to safety.

Memory Problems: Where are My Keys?

Memory Problems: Where are My Keys?

In my blog, An Integrative Brain Injury Treatment Approach, I presented to you my 5 Prong Approach along with a list of the various Brain Health Experts that are on my integrative team. I also mentioned I would be presenting more in-depth information about each team member in the following weeks. In my last blog, I presented to you Yvonne Tam. In this blog, I am presenting to you Amy Karas MS, CCC-SLP our Speech-Language Pathologist, who is specialized in memory problems and improving organization skills.

Suffering vs Pain: Regaining Life

Suffering vs Pain: Regaining Life

Recently, I presented to a Chronic Pain Support group about what pain is and isn’t and where it is registered in the brain. If you look at the fMRI below, the location of where Pain is registered is very different where Sadness ( Suffering) is located. Now it is extremely important to note at this point the emotional component of Acute Pain is Anxiety, while the emotional component to Chronic Pain is Depression.

East Meets West with the Tom Tam Method

East Meets West with the Tom Tam Method

In my previous blog, An Integrative Brain Injury Treatment Approach, I presented to you my 5 Prong Approach, along with the various Brain Health Experts that make up my integrative team. In that blog, I explained how I would be presenting more in-depth information about each team member and the services they offer. Once again, I want to note that each member has their own private practice and yet we work as a unified team, who see each patient and client as a unique person.

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