Autonomic Nervous System

How the Gag Reflex Works

One of the reasons why people seek out sedation dentistry is to calm their strong gag reflex. Having a strong gag reflex can make dental treatment very unpleasant. After all, the dentist and hygienist are constantly putting their hands and tools into your mouth. They have to reach all the way back to properly work [...]

Benefits of Parasympathetic Dominance

One of the great insights of the {{link id='58141' text='recently published scholarly article on NuCalm'}} is that it proves the system can quickly put your body into parasympathetic dominance. This is good for your body, and offers many benefits to your physical and mental health and wellbeing. All these benefits mean that you should choose [...]

How You Can Really Change the Script to Be a Better Patient

One of the most common pieces of advice you will get to improve your life these days sounds simple enough: change the script. They argue that in our lives we follow certain scripts that control and limit our behaviors. All we have to do is rewrite our stories to get out of our ruts and [...]

Can Dentists Smell Your Fear?

There are lots of good reasons to control your dental anxiety when you see the dentist. It makes for a more pleasant experience, can help you get numb more easily, lets you avoid muscle tension and gagging. But new research shows another reason why you should control your dental anxiety: your dentist can actually smell [...]

Inflammation: Bad or Good?

If you’ve spent much time researching healthy lifestyle modifications for your diet and exercise, you’ve probably come across repeated claims that a certain diet or lifestyle is anti-inflammatory, and that’s good. Because inflammation is, apparently, bad. But if you know anything about your body’s healing process, you also know that inflammation is a key step, [...]

NuCalm’s Sleep Protocol for Resetting Your Sleep Cycle

NuCalm is more than just a great way to overcome dental anxiety. It can certainly work well for that purpose, but it’s a powerful wellness tool that can offer a wide variety of benefits. And one of these benefits is the ability to help reset your sleep cycle so that you [...]

NuCalm’s Sleep Benefits

Get the benefits of 2 hours of restorative sleep in 20 minutes with NuCalm. NuCalm has many potential benefits beyond just helping people overcome dental anxiety. In fact, many people like to use it for other reasons, including the ability to improve sleep. The problem with trying to improve sleep is [...]

Article on Stress by Hippocrates Institute

A Google search for “stress” returns 590,000,000 results. Take an hour and review the content listed in the first few pages of results and a simple theme resonates – stress is bad. We already know stress is bad. The problem is – what can we do about it? Leading research institutes, government agencies, top hospitals, [...]

Will NuCalm Control My Sweating?

NuCalm is the only technology that’s been patented to help control or regulate the autonomic nervous system. Mostly, we focus on the autonomic nervous system’s role in triggering the “fight or flight” response of the sympathetic nervous system, but there are actually many other things that the autonomic nervous system does, [...]