A Calm Brain by Gayatri Devi M.D.
Unlocking Your Natural Relaxation System

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In a world filled with too many choices, oppressive technology, and relentlessly overbooked schedules—how do we achieve the calm we so desperately need?

Our ancestors used the fight-or-flight mechanism to protect themselves from predators. Today, we use it to fend off daily crises. The result is chronic stress and a learned inability to be calm which, in turn, makes it impossible for us to perform at our peak.

Now, Dr. Gayatri Devi shows how we can cultivate empowering, enduring calm by tapping into our body’s vagus nerve—and utilize our hardwired, natural relaxation system. If you are suffering from migraines, neck pain, gastrointestinal upsets, sleeps deprivation—or are just trying to work through life’s difficulties—Dr. Devi shows that you don’t need more drugs, you need A Calm Brain.

“For anyone who wants to take charge of the 21st century while remaining calm, focused, and productive—this is the book for you.”
—Henry S. Lodge, New York Times bestselling author of Younger Next Year
 

About Gayatri Devi M.D.

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Gayatri Devi, M.D., lives in New York City. Deborah Mitchell is a medical writer and journalist specializing in natural medicine and nutrition topics. Her articles have appeared in professional journals as well as national consumer magazines. She has authored or co-authored nine books about various health topics, including "The Natural Health Guide to Headache Relief, The Dictionary of Natural Healing, Natural Aphrodisiacs, " and "The Broccoli Sprouts Break-through." Ms. Mitchell lives and works in Tucson, Arizona.
 
Published June 14, 2012 by Plume. 289 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Self Help, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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A neurologist who specializes in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and dementia explores how we can tap into "the neurology and physiology of our body's innate 'calm' mechanisms" to achieve greater health, happiness and success.

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