In exploring the mind body connection, it’s important to assess your state of mental energy and focus. As your read these words, pause for a moment and ask yourself: Is your energy in high state, a centered and calm state, or low energy state? The answer is directly related to a very unique part of the brain known as reticular formation. The brain’s reticular formation in located in the brainstem in a group of nerve fibers. This part of the nervous system has influence on positive and negative mental stimulus and deals with a number of functions that include motor function, awareness, attention, arousal and cardiac reflexes.
Yours in health,
Dr. Kent G. Carlomagno, D.C.
Summit Chiropractic and Longevity Center