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The Energetic Heart Is Unfolding

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The Energetic Heart Is Unfolding

I wanted to share one of my favorite subjects with you. We all have this amazing human heart, the organ that pumps life-giving oxygenated and nutrient-rich blood throughout our bodies on a precise schedule. Now, we are learning that this marvelous machine — the size of a fist and weighing on average less than 10 ounces — also possesses a level of intelligence that we are only beginning to understand. Evidence shows that our heart plays a greater role in our mental and emotional processes, as well as physical, than previously thought by scientists. The Energetic Heart ebook

“The heart is a sensory organ and acts as a sophisticated information encoding and processing center that enables it to learn, remember and make independent functional decisions,” Institute of HeartMath (IHM) Director of Research Rollin McCraty wrote in the paper, “The Energetic Heart: Bioelectromagnetic Communication Within and Between People.”

Scientists at IHM have been conducting research for more than two decades on the heart that has shed light on what researchers now characterize as the “energetic heart.”

Power of the Heart’s Electromagnetic Field

The heart, like the brain, generates a powerful electromagnetic field. McCraty explains, “The heart generates the largest electromagnetic field in the body. The heart’s electrical field is about 50 to 60 times greater in amplitude than the electrical field of brainwaves, and the heart’s magnetic field is about 5,000 times stronger.”

HeartMath studies show this powerful electromagnetic field can be detected and measured several feet away from a person’s body as well as between two individuals in close proximity.

Energetic Field In the HeartMath study, “The Electricity of Touch: Detection and Measurement of Cardiac Energy Exchange Between People,” researchers set out to determine whether in one individual the heart’s electromagnetic field, as measured by an electrocardiogram (ECG), could be detected and measured in another person when the pair either were seated about three feet away from each other or held hands.

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Sara Childre is President and CEO of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath. Since 1991, Sara has helped oversee and develop HeartMath trainings, educational products and scientific programs. She was appointed vice president and CFO of the institute in 1992, then president and CEO in 1998.


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3:28PM PDT on Sep 14, 2011

Thank you for all the feedback and comments on this article.

For Thomas B., thank you for bringing the error to our attention. It has been corrected.

11:50AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

Moneim A, your post is confusing to me. I am not a Muslim. What are you saying??? You said, "the more unchallenged
proof we (Muslims) get that this Quran was in no way to be MADE UP or CONCOCTED by any MAN but -- ALLAH - The All Knowing .. The All Wise .. The Almighty. So SUBHAAN
ALLAH!! (Glory Be to HIM). Can you explain to me why these
same chantings were cryed out during the beheadings of Americans in Iraq that were all over the internet. They took videos of the beheadings and they are everywhere on the internet. Is this your idea of "GLORY TO YOUR GOD?", killing
the "infidel", cutting peoples' heads off? Please answer.

6:51AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

My comment is picayune, and I'm sorry. But this is a subject which will meet with skepticism. And poor grammar in the article does the opposite of dispelling skepticism and building confidence.

Please avoid "laying" when you mean "lying."

4:49AM PDT on Sep 13, 2011

One of the most interesting articles I have read on Care2 (and that's saying a lot)!! Thanks for sharing - I fully believe in energy medicine and energy healing, and science is getting that much closer to proving it with these experiments :)

11:11PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

This is going to be a relatively long comment, please, hold your breath and read up to the last line. Thank you so much, Sara. This was so interesting and informative to me-especially- as a Muslim man. In our book, the QURAN; in so many verses Allah (God) refers to the heart as the organ which is primarily responsible of the cognitive processes i.e. perception, sound judgment and reasoning!! Take this for instance: "Many of the Jinns and men we have made to hell: They have hearts wherewith they understand not, eyes wherewith they see not, and ears wherewith they hear not. They are like cattle-nay more misguided: for they heedless (of warning)" 7:179. "Do they not travel through the land, so that their hearts may thus learn wisdom And their ears learn to hear? Truly it is not their eyes That are blind, but their hearts which in their breasts" 22:46. I have noticed that the more we advance in our scientific researshes and the more we make scientific breakthroughs, the more unchallenged proof we (Muslims) get that this QURAN was no way to be made up or concocted by any man but ALLAH- The All-Knowing, The All-Wise . . The Almighty. So, SUBHAAN ALLAH (Glory be to Him).
Again, thank you sincerely, Sara for sharing this invaluable fascinating piece of information with people. Also, I'd like to extend my thankfullness to director of Research Rollin McCraty and his brilliant team. I have decicded to buy this paper as I believe it's a scientific masterpiece!

2:04PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

noted with thanks

1:38PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

An interesting article, but my mitral valve isn't having any of it..thanks

1:09PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

Really informative, thankyou. Nice to have a heart to heart!

1:08PM PDT on Sep 12, 2011

For once Marie has done something positive for ME.YAY!.

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