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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Romila Mushtaq, MD, ABIHM is a traditionally trained neurologist, expert in the field of mind-body medicine, a certified yoga and meditation teacher, professional speaker and expert contributor to prestigious publications like the Huffington Post and Livestrong. She is regularly featured on national and local media outlets like FOX News and NPR. Dr. Romie received her medical training and education at the Medical University of South Carolina, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and The University of Michigan. She previously served as an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
After surviving career burnout and a life threatening illness, Dr. Romie began her exploration of the medicine behind mindfulness-based therapies as they related to mindful living and the universal benefits of connecting to the present moment. By combining her expertise and professional experiences in neurology and integrative medicine she was able to translate this knowledge to help clients and corporations cope with their stress-infused lives; taking mindfulness from the meditation mat into a mindful way of living...and breathing. Particularly sensitive to the effects of career burnout, Dr. Romie focuses on healing individuals with her unique “Mindset Matters” program.
A personal health and wellness life coach, Dr. Romie heals clients from around the country at the Center for Natural and Integrative Medicine in Orlando, Florida. She also provides a wealth of insight via her website: www.BrainBodyBeauty.com and travels around the country teaching about the scientific and medical evidence behind mindful living.
Romila "Dr. Romie" Mushtaq, MD is a traditionally trained neurologist and an expert in the field of mind-body medicine. As a national mindful living expert, Dr. Romie translates complicated neuroscience and medical data into easy-to-comprehend knowledge. She helps clients cope with stress by teaching the medicine behind mindfulness.
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