Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Heart rate variability is the variation in the time interval between one heartbeat and the next. When we think of our heart rate, we generally think of a number between 60 and 90 beats per minute. HRV is a measure of this naturally occurring irregularity in the heart rate. Research has shown that when HRV levels are high, a person experiences low levels of stress and greater resiliency. When HRV levels are low, this is an indication of greater stress and lower resiliency.
Our thoughts, emotions, and experiences of the external world are closely connected to the functioning of our nervous system, heart rhythm, and breathing. The more flexible we are, the more capable we are of dealing with life’s inevitable stressors. This flexibility is reflected in our nervous system and can be measured, using HRV as an indicator. In sessions, we monitor your heart rhythms and physiological level of coherence. This helps clients create a coherent state by building resilience, increasing energy, and promoting focus, mental clarity, and emotional balance.
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