Conversation Series: Episode 9

Episode 9: Dr. Esther Sternberg (25min)

Dr. Esther Sternberg discusses the fundamentals of the mind body connection at a biological level and how stress can make us sick, how believing can make us well, and how mind body wellness activities can help us heal. She talks about her pioneering research on the stress response of the brain and the immune system and how it makes us susceptible to inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Sternberg makes complex scientific principles easy to understand and apply in our every day lives. Dr. Sternberg is the Research Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and a Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine.

KEY TOPICS: Stress, immune system, integrative medicine, autoimmune disease, depression



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