D124-Lecture 10

D124-Lecture 10 - Lecture 10- Mind/Body 2 Eustress- raises...

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Lecture 10- Mind/Body 2 Eustress- raises endorphins while decreasing cortisol and catecholamines. Enhances immune response Distress- lowers endophins, raising cortisol and catecholamines, depressing immune response Mirthful Laughter: decreases cortisol and epinephrine. Increases NK and cytokine Power of Anticipation: the enhancement of immune response by mirthful laughter precedes the activity by several hours Humor Intervention in Cardiac Rehabiliation 50% decrease in arrythmias 15mmHg decrease in systolic/diastolic 50% decrease of nitroglycerin for angina 70% decrease in epinephrine secretion in plasma and urine 60% decrease in NE secretion (more gradual) 80% decrease in recurrent myocardial infarcts Benefits of Singing to Mind/Body Health -Chorus group showed a 150-250% increase in salivary IgG (fights infection) after preformance -Deep breathing reduces stress, helps immune system -listening to music produces endorphins and dopamine -Releases oxytocin -Singing in elderly (untrained) showed less dr visits, less falls,
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course BIO D124 taught by Professor Lin during the Summer '11 term at UC Irvine.

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