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Mind & Body Health
Holistic Health Consciousness

There is an inseparable connection between the mind and the body. There are complicated interactions that take place between the mind, body, and the outside world.

Studies have shown that between 60% and 90% of all physician visits are for stress-related complaints. The mind/body approach to health has helped millions of men and women reduce the stress that can cause or exacerbate conditions such as: chronic pain, headaches, and hypertension.

In addition, a mind/body or holistic approach to health and wellness can prevent disease, such as cardiovascular disease by helping people change negative lifestyle behaviors. You recognize the importance of good nutrition and regular exercise. You also acknowledge the danger of drug and alcohol addiction and smoking.

Exactly how personal beliefs, psychological and social factors, and stress affect the health of your body is not fully understood. It is known, however, that the mind and body are in a state of constant communication. What the mind thinks, perceives, and experiences is sent from the brain to the rest of the body. And vice versa: our bodies are sending messages to the brain.

We urge you to take control of your life, learn how to use your own healing power to maintain or regain health and reduce stress and other negative behaviors and thoughts. The content in this section of this website was designed to help you on your journey to optimum health and wellness.

Dr. Kathy Marshack can help you. She is accepting new clients and has two office locations for your convenience. If you live in the Portland, Oregon or Vancouver, Washington area (or can drive to these locations) please call to set up your first appointment. See Therapy FAQs for more information. Please give us a call at (360) 256-0448 or (503) 222-6678 or email us at info@kmarshack.com.