Random thoughts on biodynamic craniosacral therapy and stuff we like

02 Jun 2014

'Vagus, Baby, Vagus!'

Research into the fabulous vagus nerve is a gift that keeps on giving. Activating the vagus supports people to be less depressed, enhances the immune system, including regulation of inflammation, and reduces pain. The first section...

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27 May 2014

Great image of the cranial base

Above is a fresh dissection showing a superior view of the cranial base with the dural lining intact, tentorium removed. The image is taken from here. You can see the olfactory and optic nerves passing through the dura. Fabulous. How s...

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15 May 2014

Planar Listening

Being in 3 dimensions is part of being a member of the Universe. It seems to be one of the major aspects of it actually. Though sometimes we can feel distinctly 2 dimensional and thats not a great feeling. Anyway here's an easy way to find your ...

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03 Sep 2013

Growing Brains in a Jar

Wonderful article on mini brains in the New Zealand Herald - contributed by Angela Wheeler   A miniaturised "brain-in-a-bottle" has been grown by stem cell scientists who hope it will lead to new treatments for neurological and mental disease...

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13 May 2013

New Review of Cerebrospinal Fluid Physiology

Abstract: 'The traditional model of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) hydrodynamics is being increasingly challenged in view of recent scientific evidences. The established model presumes that CSF is primarily produced in the choroid plexuses (CP), then ...

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19 Mar 2013

Beyond the Brain

Great article on the Brain that includes a history of the Brain and all the latest insights into its functionality. http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-body/mind-brain/#page=1

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18 Mar 2013

Immunology in the Gut Mucosa

Fabulous video of the Gut Lining emphasising that our GI tract is home to the biggest collective of immune cells in our body. Meaning digestive issues = immune deficiency. Health of our Gut is absolutely critical.

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31 Jan 2013

Self Identification

Author: Angela Wheeler, New Zealand Teacher   When you identify yourself to others, where do you point? Most would say the center of their chest. Why here? What’s the significance of this place? Some would say the heart resides here; bu...

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