Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is a natural, safe, rapid, non-addictive and legal way to increase serotonin levels:
- What is serotonin? A critical neurotransmitter in your brain that makes you calm and happy and helps you to sleep. This is the same neurotransmitter that prescription antidepressant drugs effect, as well as illegal drugs such as Ecstasy.
- Research studies measuring increased serotonin levels have only been done in animals because brain tissue samples must be taken.
- Anecdotal evidence for humans is very strong. Hundreds of my clients report very rapid and dramatic improvements in mood, energy, and sleep within days of beginning regular vibration sessions.
- Thousands more report immediate mood improvement (as well as pain reduction which will be covered in a future blog post) after free demos at health shows where I exhibit Body Vibes.
How to get the best results:
- Start with only a very small amount of vibration and increase slowly. Vibration is has powerful effects on every aspect of your system as well as your brain. One of these effects is detoxification which is good for your health (a future post), but too much too soon can cause the common but uncomfortable state of detoxification overload. To avoid this start at 1 min. at the lowest speed setting and increase just 30-60 seconds/day. Later you can try increasing faster. I usually give people at shows only one minute of vibration (conservative but safe) and they still end up laughing, smiling and reporting an improved mood and sense of well-being.
- Use whole body vibration every day. Initially the antidepressant, well-being, and pain reduction effects will usually only last a day or two, though some people report long-lasting effects from just one or two sessions. After continued use, and as you work up to longer sessions, the effects will last longer.
- Use a Body Vibe machine. Dr. Keith DeOrio, a medical intuitive M.D. who uses only natural methods, and also my doctor and mentor for the last 20 years, has worked with Body Vibe International to develop a machine that is optimized for all aspects of your health including mind, body and spirit. Most whole body vibration machine manufacturers are exercise equipment companies (WBV was first developed for Olympic athletes). They have an athletic training mind-set and know very little about holistic natural health.
- Use whole body vibration with a personalized holistic approach including nutrition, nutritional supplements and homeopathy, designed for you by naturopath Becca Chambers. Especially for chronic and/or severe depression this will be necessary.