change nerve impulses in the body,
and bring hormonal balance to each cell in your body.
a healing image manifested in reality for the good of yourself or another
results in a ripple effect of healing physiology in your body.
The Transformational effect of the art-healing process happens in three steps:
The person has the healing vision as a thought, image or movement
initiated by the creative process.
A message is sent to the cells by a nerve impulse, a hormone, or a neurotransmitter.
The shift in physiology bolsters the body's immune system.
The cells become activated.
They may react by eating a cancer cell or virus,
sending blood to an area of illness,
or relaxing or tensing.
SOURCE: Healing with the Arts by Michael Samuels, MD and Mary Rockwood Lane, RN, PHd