Author(s): Marc Siegel
Understanding the secret code of illness and health Many doctors overlook the seemingly inexplicable tragedies and recoveries that happen in hospitals every day, opting to view them simply as aberrations from the medical norm. In this book, Dr. Marc Siegel draws from his decades of experience treating patients and explores the sometimes miraculous effects that the spirit and emotion can have on disease and healing. The inner pulse is the essence that links the soul to the mind and body, the marker that predicts whether a person's life force is fading or strengthening. This book shows you how to tap into your inner pulse and even how to influence it. * Explores how your inner pulse can alert you to what is going on in your body* Offers a new perspective on the positive and negative effects of the mind on illness and healing* Includes dramatic case stories of Dr. Siegel's work with his own patients those who have healed and those who have not Exploring the uncanny world where expectation and outcome are driven by a patient's personal intuition, this book will give you a deeper understanding of how the mind relates to disease and how the mind and the body working in sync can help heal.
Marc Siegel, M.D., is a practicing internist, professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, and Medical Director of Doctor Radio at NYU and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. He is a Senior Medical Correspondent for Fox News. Dr. Siegel is a weekly columnist for the Los Angeles Times Health section, a member of the board of contributors at USA Today, a columnist and blogger for foxnews.com and Forbes, and a frequent contributor to the New York Post, Slate, and other publications. He is the author of several other books, including False Alarm.
Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. part one: Knowing Your Inner Pulse. 1 Surgeons of the Mind. 2 The Pulse of Recovery. 3 One Patient, Many Pulses. 4 Inner Pulse Rising. 5 Radar to Die. part two: The Healing Pulse. 6 Dancing in the Dark. 7 Infection of Body, Infection of Spirit. 8 Never Say Die. 9 Radar to Live. 10 The Black Swan. 11 The Truth about Psychic Healing. part three: The Pulse of Power. 12 The Strongest Inner Pulse. 13 Who Dies? Who Lives? 14 Considering the Alternative. 15 Miracles and the Inner Pulse. Afterword: All in Good Time. Bibliography. Recommended Reading. Index.