Sensory Deprivation Tanks can Take you Towards Better Health

Sensory Deprivation Tanks can Take you Towards Better Health

Sensory Deprivation Tanks

How is it even remotely possible that depriving us out of our god given senses makes us healthier? Well, the answer is, by providing our brain with a short break from the bombardment of external stimuli while being all natural and all, we provide or entire system a break which unleashes an unimaginable amount of brain processing power that causes our brain to ‘repair’ or a better word in this situation would be ‘recalibrate’ our entire biological system.

When a person is placed in a sensory deprivation tank, isolation tank, REST tank or whatever other name they may refer to it as, what happens is the elements of sight, sound, smell, temperature and even gravity is removed, and the enormous brain processing power that is required to contend with these factors are set free to perform other much needed functions that our brain had placed on hold, for a very long time. The first thing that happens is that our brain goes into a deep relaxation mode which means that our mind quietens down significantly and our brain goes about exploring unbalanced chemical states and works on re-balancing them towards an optimal state.

The truth is that these sensory deprivation tanks have been around for a long time, for more than a century in fact, but resistance to change and the uncertainty of new things caused the acceptance of what these isolation tanks could do was slow due to a variety of reasons including the fact that the technological state during the time it was invented in the 60s were not capable of measuring brain frequencies as they are now and the fact that isolation tanks actually have a lot to do with brain waves which is the primary reason why these tanks are so effective have only come to light recently.

Initially they were written of as something that was only suited for geeks and have no medical value, but they have been proven wrong slowly over the years as reports on the effectiveness of these pods towards curing ailments such as insomnia, lack of concentration, fatigue and depression kept pouring in. From other factions reports on how effective they have been in speeding up muscle injuries, reducing gout symptoms and relieving people of chronic pain has expanded the use of these isolation pods to a variety of medical fields and floatation therapy has been since included as an added treatment measure in support of other treatments due to their role in making existing treatment for a multitude of common ailments much more effective.

As more people have come forward about how floatation therapy has made them more effective at work due to better clarty, higher focus and a higher capacity at problem solving not to mention reports from athletes that have sworn that they are able to perform better, floatation therapy has moved into the mainstream medical sphere. All fingers pointing towards the possibility of floatation therapy being nothing more than a ‘placebo element’ has since been nullified based on actual clinical trials involving hundreds of subjects.

Researchers have proven without doubt that subjects who are placed in isolation tanks causes a significant reduction in the activity of the amygdala in their brain which renders the subjects’ fight or flight response to be diminished as well and when this transpires the brain perceives that there is basically a ‘zero thereat level’ of any form and allows the brain to actually go into hibernation mode which triggers a deep relaxed response which in turn causes a significant level of brain processing power to refocus and heal the inner biological functions and reset our entire system into an optimised state.

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These Are 4 Proven Ways That Vaccines Cause Autism

Stock up on those essential oils.


Let's just start with the first (and main) point.

1. They don't.

Susan in your anti-vax group is not a scholarly source (despite her hours and hours of Google research).

2. But in case you still believe Susan...

Maybe you'll believe Autism Speaks who says, "Scientists have conducted extensive research over the last two decades to determine whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research is clear: Vaccines do not cause autism."

3. And if Autism Speaks still didn't convince you...

Feel free to take a look at this comprehensive list of studies that all say that there is no relationship between vaccines such as the MMR vaccination and the development of autism.

4. But here's what you should know...

There have been a few studies lately that have shown that autism develops in utero aka before a baby is even born AND before a baby can even receive vaccinations.

Vaccinations have prevented COUNTLESS deaths and illnesses. Vaccination rates are continuing to fall and do you know what that means? Measles will make its way back. Whooping cough will come back. Rubella, mumps, and polio will come back and there will be no way to stop it.

So, now that you know that vaccines do not cause autism, you're welcome to go tell Susan from your anti-vax group that as well as tell her that the Earth isn't flat. But, don't forget to mention it to her that her essential oils and organic foods are not keeping her children safe from the measles or tuberculosis.

Vaccinate your children. And, besides, even IF vaccinations caused autism, wouldn't you rather have a child with a developmental disorder rather than a child who died from the measles?

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Part 1: Necessary Changes

One of my favorite movies is "Fried Green Tomatoes" with Kathy Bates. In the movie Bates' character Evelyn Couch says, "Someone helped put a mirror up in front of my face, and I didn't like what I saw one bit. And you know what I did? I changed." I know the feeling.


I looked in the mirror over the weekend and didn't like what I saw.

The person I saw looking back at me is petty, selfish, manipulative, and unattractive. It wasn't that I hated what I saw, but I definitely didn't like what I saw either. It's a surreal feeling, looking at yourself through a critical lens, and it doesn't make you feel good in any way shape or form.

The image that I see of myself is not how I want others to perceive me. I want to be someone that people look at and see kindness, compassion, strength, and confidence.

I have enough general life experience to know that these types of changes aren't going to happen overnight, and not all of them will be physical; most of these will have to happen from the inside, from within myself.

When you find out you are all broken and damaged, it's hard to know where to start putting the pieces back together. I figured the best place to start would be the most literal: my actual insides; so, I decided to embark on a deep-cleansing journey to get all of the toxins out of my body, from the inside out.

I found this book on 10-day green smoothie detox stashed away in the dark corner of my bookshelf. The science behind it seems accurate and legitimate. By eliminating certain foods, your body is able to detox itself off of chemicals and foods that are slowing down your metabolism; the smoothies are specifically designed with combinations of foods that help restart your metabolism. Part of the detox process is getting rid of all dependencies on caffeine, alcohol, and sugar.

Every day you are given the recipe for a specific smoothie; you make the smoothie (about 40 ounces) and sip on it throughout the day whenever you get hungry. Every smoothie is a combination of leafy greens, water, fruit, and flax seeds. If you do happen to get hungry throughout the day, you are encouraged to eat raw nuts, hard boiled eggs, and a wide variety of crunchy green vegetables. There is also a detox tea that you have first thing in the morning, but other than that no other beverages are allowed except water.

I know that this is only the beginning of a very long, emotional, and draining journey. But I think I'm at the point in my life where I have to make these changes. I have to put my pieces together, I have to become a normal functioning adult, I have to find out who I am. I think that this is the perfect way to start.

For the next 10 days I am going to be documenting my experiences, how I'm feeling, what my emotions are doing, and any results that I see.

Stay tuned!

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