After reading “The Sleep Revolution,” which is all about the importance of a good night’s sleep… I found it really hard to… fall asleep. Before that I didn’t have much difficulty with it, but after being bombarded with endless statistics and research results illustrating the detriments of inadequate sleep, I… Continue Reading WHY Sleep is critical for the Body and Brain | Science of Sleep

Dr. Mimi Guarneri: Hi. I’m Dr. Mimi Guarneri, and today we are going to talk about the mind‑body‑spirit connection and how it relates to health. The objectives for today are to review the science of the mind‑body connection. What is the link between how we respond to stressful events and… Continue Reading Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine with Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, ABIHM

Cramming for a test? Trying to get more done than you have time to do? Stress is a feeling we all experience when we are challenged or overwhelmed. But more than just an emotion, stress is a hardwired physical response that travels throughout your entire body. In the short term,… Continue Reading How stress affects your body – Sharon Horesh Bergquist

Cushing syndrome, named after the famous neurosurgeon, Harvey Cushing who first described it, is an endocrine disorder with elevated cortisol levels in the blood. In some cases, Cushing syndrome results from a pituitary adenoma making excess ACTH, and in those situations it’s called Cushing disease. Normally, the hypothalamus, which is… Continue Reading Cushing Syndrome – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Hey guys, Dr. Berg here. In this short video we’re going to show you two different simple home tests that you can do for adrenal fatigue. All you need is a flashlight. Number one, the holding your breath test. Now one good indication of adrenal fatigue is the ability to… Continue Reading Two Simple Tests for Adrenal Fatigue

Thanks to everyone for coming, as well. So I wanted to talk a little bit about the introductions here to get us started. First and foremost, like Nora said, I’m a psychiatrist here at Stanford. I also work at the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine, which is here on the… Continue Reading Nadia Haddad, MD, MS on a Practical, Holistic Approach to Stress & Wellness in a High Pressure World