Category Archives: Craniosacral Therapy and stress

Craniosacral Therapy: Natural Medicine’s Antidote to Anxiety & Stress

Anxiety and stress put your mind and body through the wringer. Originally evolved to help us respond to danger, the stress response has become a danger itself when we constantly react to environmental factors that our bodies perceive as threats. “In our world we are surrounded by chronic stressors,” says osteopathic physician John Upledger, a pioneer…
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How Craniosacral Therapy Releases Stored Emotion

One of the ways to release stored emotion from your muscles and tissues is to seek bodywork. If you reside in the Portland-metro or surrounding areas, we welcome you to visit our natural medicine clinic. Massage releases muscle tension, which is one of the most common results of stored emotion. Craniosacral therapy is another type of bodywork that can…
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What You Can Do to Release Stress and Anxiety

If you’re suffering from chronic stress or anxiety, there are a variety of bodywork techniques you can do at home to interrupt the cycle. One involves inducing the “still point,” a technique taught by our Portland natural medicine practitioners. By temporarily restricting the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, known as the still point, you can cause…
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CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY CAN HELP DECREASE STRESS AND IMPROVE FERTILITY

While there are many reasons a woman might have difficulty becoming pregnant, one reason has to do with stress levels and hormones in the future mother’s body. A 2014 U.S. study published in the journal Human Reproduction found that highly stressed women “took 29 percent longer to get pregnant compared to other women and [that] their risk…
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