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Judith Simon Prager, PhD

Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health – Chiropractic ~ December 29, 2010 ~ Pages 260-261


During emergencies and times of crisis, altered states of enhanced sympathetic nervous system (SNS) activity commonly lead to unconscious emotional states associated with fight/flight/freeze, panic and an inability to think clearly. Because at such times the autonomic nervous system (ANS) may also be influenced by suggestions, consciously altering states of fear or panic can help modulate chemicals such as cortisol and adrenalin that can impede healing and exacerbate the stressed condition. Ultimately one goal can be to attempt to engage the…

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