“ Role of stress in health and disease:  the West gets closer to an Eastern perspective ” Blanca Rubí
Sympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic nervous system (vagal) AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
 
sympathetic parasympathetic
<ul><li>Chronic stress triggers  autonomic nervous system imbalance , characterized by  sympathetic activation  and parasy...
Ageing  is related with a decrease in parasympathetic nervous system activity and also with the appearance of metabolic an...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Integrative Body-Mind Training
 
Conclusions <ul><li>Scientific evidences show that autonomic nervous system imbalance plays a role in ageing, metabolic ab...
Western approaches begin to recognize that balance is a key factor in disease prevention and treatment.
As a final remark… Laugh more stress less!!!
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  1. 1. “ Role of stress in health and disease: the West gets closer to an Eastern perspective ” Blanca Rubí
  2. 2. Sympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic nervous system (vagal) AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
  3. 4. sympathetic parasympathetic
  4. 5. <ul><li>Chronic stress triggers autonomic nervous system imbalance , characterized by sympathetic activation and parasympathetic deficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental contaminants damage the autonomic nervous system. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Ageing is related with a decrease in parasympathetic nervous system activity and also with the appearance of metabolic and neurodegenerative disorders.
  6. 16. Integrative Body-Mind Training
  7. 18. Conclusions <ul><li>Scientific evidences show that autonomic nervous system imbalance plays a role in ageing, metabolic abnormalities and cancer metastasis among others. </li></ul><ul><li>Oriental techniques have been shown to balance the autonomic nervous system and thus are likely to exhert a profound effect in health maintainance. </li></ul>sympathetic parasympathetic
  8. 19. Western approaches begin to recognize that balance is a key factor in disease prevention and treatment.
  9. 20. As a final remark… Laugh more stress less!!!

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