Ayurveda in Bristol, RI
While the relationship between body and mind may be conceived and explored from different perspectives as reviewed below, therapies and practices addressing relevant aspects of the influences between them provide means to not only diminish symptoms but achieve improved health and happiness.
Bruce Fischer MD’s Ayurveda in Bristol, RI, integrates the understanding of an intimate interconnection between mind and body into a truly holistic medical system that also incorporates nutrition, yoga and meditation, somatic therapies, lifestyle, and nature to achieve improved health.
As reflected by research in numerous areas of inquiry, including the field of psychoneuroimmunology, science continues to explore evidence of influences of mind and body as well as identify, in some instances, the biochemical and cellular mechanisms involved in those interactions.
Yoga & Meditation
Yoga utilizes the interconnection of body and mind in practices that provide numerous mental and physical benefits including those of calmer mind and a healthier body.
The Biopsychosocial model, which references the influences of body on mind and vice versa, attributes disease to the interaction of psychological, biological, and social factors. As articulated by a psychiatrist, Dr. Angel, over 40 years ago--this provides a more comprehensive perspective on health and disease than the biomedical model.