Search results for: why-zebras-dont-get-ulcers

Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers

Author : Robert M. Sapolsky
File Size : 81.47 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 331
Read : 427
Download »
Renowned primatologist Robert Sapolsky offers a completely revised and updated edition of his most popular work, with nearly 90,000 copies in print Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky's acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety and personality disorder and the impact of spirituality on managing stress. As Sapolsky explains, most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about whether we have leprosy or malaria. Instead, the diseases we fear-and the ones that plague us now-are illnesses brought on by the slow accumulation of damage, such as heart disease and cancer. When we worry or experience stress, our body turns on the same physiological responses that an animal's does, but we do not resolve conflict in the same way-through fighting or fleeing. Over time, this activation of a stress response makes us literally sick. Combining cutting-edge research with a healthy dose of good humor and practical advice, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and more. It also provides essential guidance to controlling our stress responses. This new edition promises to be the most comprehensive and engaging one yet.

Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers

Author : Robert M. Sapolsky
File Size : 53.18 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 494
Read : 1173
Download »
Renowned primatologist Robert Sapolsky offers a completely revised and updated edition of his most popular work, with over 225,000 copies in print Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky's acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety and personality disorder and the impact of spirituality on managing stress. As Sapolsky explains, most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about whether we have leprosy or malaria. Instead, the diseases we fear-and the ones that plague us now-are illnesses brought on by the slow accumulation of damage, such as heart disease and cancer. When we worry or experience stress, our body turns on the same physiological responses that an animal's does, but we do not resolve conflict in the same way-through fighting or fleeing. Over time, this activation of a stress response makes us literally sick. Combining cutting-edge research with a healthy dose of good humor and practical advice, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and more. It also provides essential guidance to controlling our stress responses. This new edition promises to be the most comprehensive and engaging one yet.

Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers

Author : Robert M. Sapolsky
File Size : 22.96 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 951
Read : 1117
Download »

Summary of Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers by Robert M Sapolsky

Author : Blinkread
File Size : 26.53 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 379
Read : 851
Download »
DISCLAIMER: This is a book summary of Why Zebras Dоn't Get Ulсеrѕ Thе Aссlаіmеd Guіdе tо Strеѕѕ, Stress-Related Diseases, аnd Cоріng By Robert M. Sароlѕkу and is not the original book. This bооk іѕ nоt mеаnt tо rерlасе thе оrіgіnаl bооk but tо ѕеrvе аѕ a companion tо іt.SYNOPSIS: Whу Zebras Dоn't Gеt Ulсеrѕ (1994) vіvіdlу еxрlаіnѕ thе bіоlоgу bеhіnd ѕtrеѕѕ аnd іtѕ impact on our lіvеѕ, funсtіоnіng аѕ аn еffесtіvе way tо dеаl with іmmеdіаtе рrоblеmѕ, while also роѕіng ѕеrіоuѕ health rіѕkѕ іn thе lоng run. The author also offers рlеntу оf рrасtісаl tірѕ оn hоw to kеер ѕtrеѕѕ undеr соntrоl. ABOUT THЕ AUTHОR: Robert Sароlѕkу іѕ a рrоfеѕѕоr оf bіоlоgу аnd nеurоlоgу аt Stаnfоrd University, a leading stress rеѕеаrсhеr аnd a regular соntrіbutоr tо thе magazines Discover аnd The Sсіеnсеѕ. He іѕ аlѕо a recipient оf the MасArthur Fоundаtіоn Gеnіuѕ Grаnt, and is the аuthоr оf A Prіmаtе'ѕ Mеmоіr аnd Thе Trоublе Wіth Tеѕtоѕtеrоnе.

Guide to Robert M Sapolsky s Why Zebras Don t Get Ulcers by Instaread

Author : Instaread
File Size : 38.86 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 166
Read : 1300
Download »
PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Robert M. Sapolsky’s Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers and NOT the original book. Preview: Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers (2004) by Robert Sapolsky is a thorough explanation of the impact of chronic stress on the body. It describes the many systems and mechanisms that stress triggers, and the ways that those systems and mechanisms can malfunction… Inside this companion to the book: · Overview of the Book · Insights from the Book · Important People · Author's Style and Perspective · Intended Audience About the Author: With Instaread, you can get the notes and insights from a book in 15 minutes or less. Visit our website at instaread.co.

Why Zebras Don t Develop Ulcers

Author : Christopher M Brown
File Size : 90.51 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 664
Read : 955
Download »
Most people do not spend their nights fretting about whether they have malaria or leprosy. Instead, ailments like heart disease and cancer are brought on by the steady buildup of damage, and they are the ones that currently afflict us. Although our bodies activate the same physiological reactions as those of animals under stress or worry, we do not resolve conflict in the same way that animals do-through fighting or running. Over time, this stress response's activation literally makes us ill. Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers explains how prolonged stress causes or worsens a variety of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and more. It does this by fusing cutting-edge research with a healthy dose of humor and helpful advice.

A Primate s Memoir

Author : Robert M Sapolsky
File Size : 23.29 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 701
Read : 277
Download »
Discover this remarkable account of twenty-one years in remote Kenya with a troop of Savannah baboons from the New York Times bestselling author of Behave. 'One of the best scientist-writers of our time' Oliver Sacks Brooklyn-born Robert Sapolsky grew up wishing he could live in the primate diorama in the Museum of Natural History. At school he wrote fan letters to primatologists and even taught himself Swahili, all with the hope of one day joining his primate brethren in Africa. But when, at the age of twenty-one, Sapolky's dream finally comes true he discovers that the African bush bears little resemblance to the tranquillity of a museum. This is the story of the next twenty-one years as Sapolsky slowly infiltrates and befriends a troop of Savannah baboons. Alone in the middle of the Serengeti with no electricity, running water or telephone, and surviving countless scams, culinary atrocities and a surreal kidnapping, Sapolsky becomes ever more enamoured with his adopted baboon troop - unique and compelling characters in their own right - and he returns to them summer after summer, until tragedy finally prevails. 'A Primate's Memoir is the closest the baboon is likely to come - and it's plenty close enough - to having its own Iliad' New York Times Review of Books Exhilarating, hilarious and poignant, A Primate's Memoir is a uniquely honest window into the coming-of-age of one of our greatest scientific minds.

Widen the Window

Author : Elizabeth A. Stanley, PhD
File Size : 29.53 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 183
Read : 1322
Download »
"I don't think I've ever read a book that paints such a complex and accurate landscape of what it is like to live with the legacy of trauma as this book does, while offering a comprehensive approach to healing." --from the foreword by Bessel van der Kolk A pioneering researcher gives us a new understanding of stress and trauma, as well as the tools to heal and thrive Stress is our internal response to an experience that our brain perceives as threatening or challenging. Trauma is our response to an experience in which we feel powerless or lacking agency. Until now, researchers have treated these conditions as different, but they actually lie along a continuum. Dr. Elizabeth Stanley explains the significance of this continuum, how it affects our resilience in the face of challenge, and why an event that's stressful for one person can be traumatizing for another. This groundbreaking book examines the cultural norms that impede resilience in America, especially our collective tendency to disconnect stress from its potentially extreme consequences and override our need to recover. It explains the science of how to direct our attention to perform under stress and recover from trauma. With training, we can access agency, even in extreme-stress environments. In fact, any maladaptive behavior or response conditioned through stress or trauma can, with intentionality and understanding, be reconditioned and healed. The key is to use strategies that access not just the thinking brain but also the survival brain. By directing our attention in particular ways, we can widen the window within which our thinking brain and survival brain work together cooperatively. When we use awareness to regulate our biology this way, we can access our best, uniquely human qualities: our compassion, courage, curiosity, creativity, and connection with others. By building our resilience, we can train ourselves to make wise decisions and access choice--even during times of incredible stress, uncertainty, and change. With stories from men and women Dr. Stanley has trained in settings as varied as military bases, healthcare facilities, and Capitol Hill, as well as her own striking experiences with stress and trauma, she gives readers hands-on strategies they can use themselves, whether they want to perform under pressure or heal from traumatic experience, while at the same time pointing our understanding in a new direction.

Twenty Years of Life

Author : Suzanne Bohan
File Size : 26.81 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 371
Read : 816
Download »
In Twenty Years of Life, Suzanne Bohan exposes the ugly truth that health is largely determined by zip code. Life expectancies in wealthy versus poor neighborhoods can vary by as much as twenty years. Bohan chronicles a bold experiment to challenge that inequity. The California Endowment, one of the nation's largest health foundations, is upending the old-school, top-down charity model and investing $1 billion over ten years to help distressed communities advocate for their own interests. With compassion and insight, Bohan shares stories of students and parents, former street shooters, urban farmers, and a Native American tribe who are tapping into their latent political power to make their neighborhoods healthier. Their stories will fundamentally change how we think about the root causes of disease and the prospects for healing.

Staying Alive

Author : Brenda Hunter
File Size : 90.57 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 277
Read : 1178
Download »
Heal Your Body, Embrace Your Life. Few things are more frightening, confusing, or devastating than a diagnosis of cancer. If you or someone you love has cancer (or is at risk for it), you want reliable information, reasons for hope, and a plan of attack you can trust. Staying Alive provides this and more. A six-year cancer survivor, psychologist, and cancer coach, Dr. Brenda Hunter presents the program that has contributed significantly to her survival, as well as interviews with cancer experts and long-term survivors. Inside you’ll find: • life-changing strategies for beating cancer • an integrated, holistic approach to cancer care and survival that involves body, mind, and spirit • success stories and survival strategies from long-term cancer survivors • a proactive nutritional program designed to empower you and increase wellness • interviews with national cancer experts The good news? The human body has an amazing capacity to heal itself when life-changing strategies are applied. Dr. Brenda Hunter suggests that many of us can work to reverse–or prevent–cancer’s destructive course. Learn how you may be unnecessarily putting yourself at increased risk, and discover the steps you can take today to begin to restore or protect your health. A Cancer-Conquering Plan for Your Body, Mind, Emotions, and Spirit