Beata Lewis Md

Park Slope 49 8th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217

646.606.2663

Beata Lewis Md

Park Slope 49 8th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11217

646.606.2663

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INFLAMMATION AND MENTAL ILLNESS

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If we get a cut, the area around it becomes red, swollen, and hot. This is an example of acute inflammation, which works to heal the cut and prevent infection. This kind of inflammation is a good thing. Once the cut is healed the inflammation resolves.

Problems with inflammation start when the body remains in a state of low-level inflammation over a long period of time.Read More

MINDFULNESS RESOURCE GUIDE

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Mindfulness is a powerful technique for taming our restless minds. A definition of mindfulness that I like and teach my patients and students is “awareness of the present moment with acceptance.” No matter what is happening and what is going through your mind, when you notice and accept it you are being mindful. Even when you are having a negative thought, such as “I hate being stuck in traffic” or “I don’t like what is happeningRead More