Brain-Immune Connections in Health and Disease

This talk includes information about “so-called alternative and complimentary approaches.” She points out that these methods should be central to care.

The UCSD School of Medicine and the Diana Padelford Binkley Foundation bring you the newest installments of this innovative series targeted at successfully managing pain in women. Studies show women often receive inadequate care as pain manifests uniquely in the sexes and requires distinctive treatment strategies. In this program, Esther Sternberg, M.D., a national expert from American University, discusses how the brain and immune connections affect health and can help us prevent and treat disease.

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Books by Esther Sternberg, MD
Healing Spaces

  • Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being — In the course of (Esther Sternberg’s) journey we learn more about the scientific basis of the mind-body connection, and the role of environment and emotion in the healing process. The program introduces viewers to the research that is revealing some of the many ways the brain helps us heal, both emotionally and physically. By understanding the science behind the brain’s role in healing, we can each take charge of our own health and find out how to create a place of peace even in troubled times.
  • The Balance Within: The Science Connecting Health and Emotions
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