Nervous System Exercise

The nervous system is responsible for controlling movement, digestion, temperature regulation, memory, breathing, and sensory.  Nervous system dysfunction can occur related to physical, emotional, or chemical stress. Below is an exercise that can help with this stress.  

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The nervous system is like a tree. It needs nourishment and the environment to support it's growth. The most classic of Qi Gong exercises is named "Bear Hugs Tree." Here is how you practice it: 

 

Is Your Nervous System exhausted?

The nervous system is responsible for controlling movement, digestion, temperature regulation, memory, breathing, and sensory to name a short list.  Nervous system dysfunction can occur as a result of a trauma, compression of a nerve, side effects to medication, lack of sleep, vitamin and mineral deficiency. Not to mention the effect emotional stress can have. 

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There are many ways you can reduce stress and put your nervous system in a more balanced state. Over the next few months we will go through examples of these. Check out one of my favorite acupressure techniques to reduce stress. 

Dr. Russo's Top Ten List to balance the nervous system

1.  Qi Gong & Acupressure

2.  Tai Qi & Yoga

3.  Magnesium

4.  Essential Fatty Acids

5.  Nervous System focused exercise

6.  Language Skills 

7.  Herbal medicine

8.  Sleep

9.  Acupuncture

10. Cupping

Shoulder & Arm Qi Gong exercise

Welcome to my blog and this official Introduction to my Five Part Series on Acupressure and Qigong! Some of these ideas can be kind of tricky, so my job here will be to dial it all down to a format that makes plenty of sense to you. Let’s get started.

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Acupressure & Qigong: Part V

Welcome to my blog and The Grand Finale of my Five Part Series on Acupressure and Qigong! Today we’re going to explore several new ways to help alleviate stress and support proper mental/emotional balance. Let’s get started.

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Acupressure & Qigong: Part IV

Welcome to my blog and Part IV of my Five Part Series on Acupressure and Qigong! Today's focus is on the digestive system and how energetic practices can be applied to help support a happy, healthy gut. Let’s get started.

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Acupressure & Qigong: Part III

Welcome to my blog and Part III of my Five Part Series on Acupressure and Qigong! Today we'll discuss how qigong and acupressure can be used to help manage pain with a specific emphasis on lower back and knee pain. Let’s get started.

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Acupressure & Qigong: Part I

Welcome to my blog and Part I of my Five Part Series on Acupressure and Qigong! Today we'll review some of the most important basics like he Energy Body, the Meridian System, and Energy Points. Let’s get started.

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Acupressure & Qigong: An Introduction

Welcome to my blog and this official Introduction to my Five Part Series on Acupressure and Qigong! Some of these ideas can be kind of tricky, so my job here will be to dial it all down to a format that makes plenty of sense to you. Let’s get started.

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