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It's All In Your Head: Change Your Mind - Change Your Health
     

It's All In Your Head: Change Your Mind - Change Your Health

by Mark Pettus, Mark Liponis (Foreword by)
 

In America today, many suffer from the "Lifestyle Syndrome," where poor eating habits, lack of exercise, depression and anxiety have caused an epidemic of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood lipids, substance abuse, and general poor health, not to mention the cost. We are an addicted society and need to change how we think, feel, and behave to live

Overview

In America today, many suffer from the "Lifestyle Syndrome," where poor eating habits, lack of exercise, depression and anxiety have caused an epidemic of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood lipids, substance abuse, and general poor health, not to mention the cost. We are an addicted society and need to change how we think, feel, and behave to live better and longer. But how? In "It’s All in Your Head," Dr. Mark Pettus tells how he turned his own life around and uses current scientific research to show that the secret to good health has been "in our heads" all the time. The will power to change in a positive manner, he reveals, is a biologic response that can be "turned on" in just four to six weeks to make us "addicted to health." Dr. Pettus’s four-week self-directed program uses positive emotions, meditation, dedicated work, and self-awareness, to begin to achieve health, healing, and life satisfaction. "It’s All in Your Head" promises to change your mindset. Crave activities like exercise, a healthy diet, less stress, and social stimulation as much as a smoker craves the next cigarette. Gain greater awareness and control over the choices you make and their biological consequences. Improve blood pressure, heart rate, and metabolic rate Change your behavior and activities for better physical, emotional, and spiritual health Create value in your life as you get up and start moving Transform the fear in your life to greater confidence and well-being. It’s accessible, easy-to-absorb and put-into-action health care.

REVIEWS

'It’s All in Your Head' by Mark Pettus, M.D., proposes a four week plan for reprogramming your brain. Publisher’s Weekly, Publisher’s Weekly, 2006/01/23

“As part of a prevention program, Dr. Mark Pettus would like us to recognize a subtler threat to our well-being: the health implications of how we interpret the events in our lives. In It’s All in Your Head he describes how our emotions, relayed through the brain’s neurotransmitters ‘have a wide range of powerful influences on biological function throughout the body’ … And yes, he backs it up with ample, newly released neuroscience research from top medical facilities around the world. ... His book explains how to induce and manage long periods of joy, optimism, and home for optimum health.” Foreword Mag – May/June BEA Self-Help issue, 2007/05/01

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933102221
Publisher:
Capital Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/29/2006
Series:
Capital Ideas Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Mark Pettus was voted one of America's Top Physicians in 2003 and 2004 by The Consumers' Research Council of America. He has been featured on numerous TV programs, including "The 700 Club," "Geraldo Rivera at Large," and "Good Day New York," as well as radio shows nationwide. Dr. Pettus is a board certified internist and nephrologist, and is the founder of A Healing Hand, providing consulting services in areas of conflict resolution, negotiation, and mediation in health care. He lectures extensively on patient care, conflict resolution, negotiation and leadership in health care, with a special interest in the spiritual-health connection. He is the former Chief of Staff and Associate Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Berkshire Medical Center in Western Massachusetts. He received his B.A. from Boston University; his M.D. from the University of Massachusetts Medical School; his postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School, and he completed his renal fellowship at The Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He lives with his family in Charleston, SC. Visit his website at www.savvypatient.com

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