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How the Body Reacts to Stress

When your command center for emotions, and behavior in your brain (the amygdala) recognizes a threat:

It then sends a message to the hypothalamus, that releases a hormone that tells the pituitary gland to release a hormone, that tells the adrenal glands to produce a hormone called cortisol. Wow!

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Holistic Approach – Big Island News

By Diane Koerner as featured in Big Island Weekly news

Would you like to overcome pain and stress naturally? CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on modality that has been added at Swami Om’s Healing Arts in Kealakekua, and Big Island residents can try it for free now through September 1. Healing Hawaiian-style has been the hallmark of the healing art center, where Swami Om offers lomilomi massage and touch for health (muscle testing) to tap into the body’s innate wisdom on how to achieve balance and optimal energy. Now that she has completed phase-one training in CST, Swami Om is eager to share this method to improve the functioning of the central nervous system.

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Discover CranioSacral Therapy

CST is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.

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