Physical activity is an integral part of who we are. However, when someone suffers an accident or contracts an illness, a whole part of the self goes dormant until reawakened by some known sensory input. Adaptive sports address that very issue. It has the power to give someone new wings.
Category: Mental Health
The Cherry-Red Bicycle II
The Impact of Blissful Memories by Nicolette Francey Asselin, MD In the first part of this story, I described my … More
The Cherry-Red Bicycle I
The Impact of Blissful Memories
Specific moments in our home during my tender age are imprinted in my memory with vivid colors and unalloyed elation. The first is Christmas, and the second is the day I received wheels, yet the intentions behind them were more complex than they appeared at the time.
Manufacturing the “Magic Powder”
How do we know that tryptophan is essential to the manufacture of serotonin or that robbers are involved?
Portrait of the Robbers
Serotonin Robbers (Cont. #3) In the search of the serotonin robbers, we know that something causes our bodies to develop fever, … More
Biochemically derived from tryptophan, one of the 20 amino acids building blocks, serotonin is primarily found in the gastrointestinal tract, the central nervous system, and our blood cells.
In an age in which terrorism, natural disasters, illnesses, shootings, and wide-scale industrial errors and accidents are occurring with increasing … More