Hack Tuke, Daniel – Healing - Pregnancy success influenced by powerful positive emotions
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
As described in Illustrations Of The Influence Of The Mind Upon The Body In Health And Disease, Designed To Elucidate The Action Of The Imagination - Daniel Hack Tuke, M.D., M.R.C.P.,
PART II. THE EMOTIONS.
CHAPTER X. INFLUENCE OF THE EMOTIONS UPON THE ORGANIC OR VEGETATIVE FUNCTIONS.
Pleasurable emotions by their influence on the heart and respiration favour oxygenation of the blood ; and we are all conscious of the
" Sensations sweet
Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart,"………………
Bichat wrote, and nothing has been discovered to disprove his position that
"it is by the modifications which the mother's blood receives from vivid emotions that we must explain their influence upon nutrition, the growth, and even the life of the foetus, to which the blood is supplied through the placenta"
(Recherches Physiologiques sur la Vie et la Mort. Par M. F. X. Bichat. 1800. (Edited by Dr. Cerise. 1844.), p. 43).