Stress, Disease & the Mind-Body Connection

Using the Power of the Brain for

Health and Self-Healing

Andrew Goliszek, PhD

Healthnet Press


ISBN (print): 978-0-692-60306-2

ASIN (digital): B0D9KXML75

Page Count: 415 pages

Release Date: August, 2024

Price: $16.95 print; $7.99 digital

A comprehensive guide that will help anyone understand how the mind-body connection affects the immune system, and how physical and emotional stress is one of the leading causes of illness and disease, from colds to cancer. Dr. Goliszek, in easy-to-comprehend examples and terms, explains in detail how to condition the brain to boost immunity and help the body heal itself. Easy to follow instructions include:

· Recognizing signs and symptoms of physical and emotional stress.

· Changing stressful behavior patterns that lead to illness and disease.

· Harnessing the power of the brain to reverse the effects of stress.

· Conditioning the brain to help the body heal itself.

· Using various relaxation techniques to prevent a breakdown in immunity.

· Preventing job stress and burnout in workers, managers, and executives.

· Keeping children and adolescents from succumbing to stress-related diseases.

· Staying healthy and disease-free well into old age.

With health quizzes and assessments throughout the book, Dr. Goliszek offers a wealth of information that will reverse the negative effects of stress, nourish and strengthen the immune system, and provide the reader with the tools needed to live a long and healthy life.

About the Author

After receiving a Ph.D. in Physiology and Endocrinology from Utah State University, Dr. Andrew Goliszek was a research associate at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in both the department of Physiology and Pharmacology and the department of Medicine. Following that, he was Associate Professor of Biology and Human Anatomy & Physiology at North Carolina A&T State University where he developed and taught 6 undergraduate and graduate course. He has given stress management seminars to corporations, has written numerous books and articles, was principal investigator and coinvestigator on several NIH biomedical research grants dealing with the effects of stress on cardiovascular and neuroendocrine function, and was recipient of the prestigious College of Arts & Sciences Faculty of the Year Award for excellence in teaching, research, and student advising.