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PERSPECTIVE—  

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This week on A Different Perspective, Doc talks about practical ways to help with mental health issues—from anxiety to overall stress. 

  • If a man is competitive, chances are he won’t get mentally depressed; clinical depression is different. 
  • “What are two things that you used in practice to help people of all ages with mental health issues, from anxiety to overall stress?” 
    • Mammalian diving reflex 
      • Activates parasympathetic nervous system, vagus nerve 
        • If your sympathetic nervous system is the gas pedal, the parasympathetic nervous system is the brake. 
      • Activates Bradycardia; slowing the heart 
      • Safety mechanism 
      • Vasoconstriction in the extremities and brings blood to the vital organs 
      • Spleen contraction, release oxygen rich red blood cells 
    • Mammalian Diving Reflex stimulants 
      • Submerge face in water 
      • Splash water on your face 
      • (Very effective with children) 
    • California Poppy 
      • Second most common herb Doc has ever offered to patients 
      • Support body’s ability to cope with stressors according to studies: 
      • Eases discomfort of aches and pains 
      • Supports bone maintenance and development 
      • Prevents constipation 
      • Enhances brain function 
  • Pick your hard 
  • Compete with yourself 

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