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Welcome!
Being Peace: Stress Reduction
with Dr. Georgia Tetlow
About Georgia Tetlow, MD
• Graduate Fellow, University of Arizona Center
for Integrative Medicine
• CEO, Founder of Philadelphia Integrative
Medicine
• Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation
Medicine Thomas Jefferson Medical College
• Yoga Teacher for 20 years
• Mindfulness teacher
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Mission
Philadelphia Integrative Medicine offers a
comprehensive approach to health and
healing which recognizes the whole person,
and champions self-care for health, illness
recovery and prevention through education,
inspiration and empowerment.
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Services
Philadelphia Integrative Medicine offers a
comprehensive approach to health and
healing which recognizes the whole person,
and champions self-care for health, illness
recovery and prevention through education,
inspiration and empowerment.
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
“Integrative medicine honors the innate ability of the body to heal, values the
relationship between patient and physician, and integrates complementary
and alternative medicine to support the organism and facilitate healing.”
---Victoria Maizes, MD
Executive Director
University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Stress Reduction Agenda!
• Overview of interventions
– Today’s focus: Mind-Body
Medicine
• What is stress?
• Stress & Wellness
Physiology
• Breathing Practice
• A Helpful Supplement
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Stress Reduction
• Many evidenced-based interventions
– Exercise
– Diet
– Social Connection
– Play/Recreation
– Work/Life balance
– Many others!
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Mind-Body Interventions
• Biofeedback
• Meditation, Yoga, Tai Chi,
Qi Gong
• Art, music, or dance
therapy
• Group support
• Hypnosis
• Autogenic training
• Guided visualization
• Mindful Breathing
• Mindfulness
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
What is stress?
Mind-Body State
• Learned behavior
• Not determined by
circumstances
• “Organism’s response to
environment and pressures”
• Response to external & internal
stimuli
– Thoughts, feelings, sensations
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Stressful Cognitions
• Imagined scenarios of threat or failure
• Perceived stress (change needed that may
overwhelm resources)
• Comparison of actual situation with a desired ideal
• Degradation of self or present situation (low self
esteem, negativity)
Real or IMAGINED Threat =
Same Physiological Response
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Chronic Health Conditions
Related to Stress
• Thyroid, endocrine burnout, infertility
• Upper body obesity, diabetes, stroke
• Depleted neurotransmitters: anhedonia,
depression, suicide
• Anxiety, eating disorders
• High blood pressure
• Myocardial ischemia, coronary artery dz
• Dyslipidemia, atherosclerosis
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Chronic Health Conditions
Related to Stress continued…
• Osteoporosis
• Immune suppression
• Autoimmune, stress-related diseases
(Psoriasis, lupus, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue,
chronic pain, chemical sensitivity, irritable
bowel syndrome, asthma, allergies)
• Cancer
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
What is mental health?
• I am ok
• Openness to experience
• Freedom from compulsion, unconscious
behavior
• Ability to connect with self and other
people
• Ability to cope with setbacks
• Presence
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
STRESS AND WELLNESS PHYSIOLOGY
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
SNS and PNS
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Stress and Wellness Physiology
• Hard wired to two basic mind-body states
– We need both states
– Out of balance if can’t transition
• Global imbalance:
– Chronic activation/emergency
– High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Mindfulness – What is it?
Paying attention in a particular way:
on purpose, in the present
moment, and non-judgmentally.
Jon Kabat-Zinn
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Mindfulness
• Breath – Body – Present
• Accepting what’s in us and around
us
• Feel
• Learning to watch thoughts, rather
than react
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Breathing Practice
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Reasons to Practice: Real Examples
• Be where I am
• To learn to focus, to concentrate and relax and
focus on one thing
• Be less anxious, not to fear or run away from
negative thoughts
• Increased gratitude
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Downloads for Home Practice
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Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]
Upcoming Webinar!
• Nutrition and Mood
• Friday March 8, 12-1pm
– Learn about the role of diet, absorption and
supplements for mood stability and wellness!
• Webinars: less than $20
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Thank you!
Georgia Tetlow, MD ~ Philadelphia Integrative Medicine ~ 888.702.7974 ~ [email protected]

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