Does Stress Cause Life Threatening Conditions?

IS CALMING OUR MIND REALLY POWERFUL ENOUGH TO OVERCOME LIFE THREATENING DISEASE?  Long before we should ask this question, we should ask if stress causes life threatening conditions in the first place (cancer, heart disease, stroke, autoimmune disorders, seizures, etc…).  The answer is a strong “yes.”  The problem is that stress is so prevalent in our society that it seems like every other patient I see is in the process of having their lives destroyed by it.  Slowly and painfully, of course.  Stress is not a quick process.  What few seem to realize (or rather, admit) is that they create ALL of the stress that they deal with.  This responsibility is the most difficult for patients to admit to.  It’s all exterior.  Their spouses, their kids, their boss, their house payment, the economy.  It’s not exterior.  It’s ALL interior.  The stress you are dealing with is created by you.  Mindfulness training is similar to meditation and helps us understand that.  In this particular study, researchers found an increased quality of life in multiple sclerosis patients who underwent mindfulness training.  If mindfulness training is powerful enough to increase the quality of life is someone who might have difficulty feeding themselves, what can it do for you? Read More…

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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