Category: Chris Streeter

Studying The Power Of Yoga

October 30th, 2013 in 2013, Blogs, Boston Magazine, Chris Streeter, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU 0 comments

Boston Magazine
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

While Bikram yoga has received some attention recently in the medical world, sweating through 90 minutes of intense poses is not for everyone…

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“People with too much stress have an overactive sympathetic nervous system. One of the reasons yoga is helpful, is that it stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system —the one that controls the variability of time between heart beats—and reduces stress.”

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5 tips to de-stress skin

May 18th, 2013 in 2013, Chris Streeter, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Today.com 0 comments

Today.com
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

Can forcing a smile do away with stress?…

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“A stressed nervous system is manifested by skin breakouts.”

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Why Yoga Works

November 8th, 2012 in 2012, Chris Streeter, Huffington Post, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

Huffington Post
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

With the ever-growing amount of scientific studies conducted in the field of yoga research, it’s no surprise that we’re starting to get answers to the question: Why, exactly, does yoga work?…

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Your Brain On Yoga: Practice May Be Effective Treatment For Stress Disorders, Study Finds

March 6th, 2012 in 2012, Chris Streeter, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, WBUR 0 comments

WBUR “CommonHealth”
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

We’ve already detailed a number of studies that show how yoga can help combat various ills, among them post-traumatic stress and mood disorders…

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Downward-Facing Docs: Med Students Study Yoga To Help Patients, Selves

February 10th, 2012 in 2012, Chris Streeter, Newsmakers, Rob Saper, School of Medicine, WBUR 0 comments

WBUR “CommonHealth”
Rob Saper, School of Medicine
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

Ben Tannenbaum, a wiry first-year medical student, is under pressure…

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Magic Mushrooms hold promise medically

January 24th, 2012 in 2012, Chris Streeter, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

AllVoices
Chris Streeter, School of Medicine

Two recent studies now reveal that active ingredient psilocybin found in those magic mushrooms may help those people with depression and drug developed from it could have long lasting effects on patients…

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