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Can you give me some tips on how to relax after work in a healthy manner?

Can you give me some tips on how to relax after work in a healthy manner?

Simple meditation: There are many ways in which to relax after work. Meditation is an important and effective way to do this. A simple meditation technique: find a quiet, comfortable place where you can be undisturbed. Close your eyes and take slow deep breaths inhaling through your nose and exhaling through your mouth, "hyper-focusing" on listening to your breaths. Do this for 5-20 minutes daily. ...Read more

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Do you have any tips on how to relax and calm down while getting blood drawn?

Do you have any tips on how to relax and calm down while getting blood drawn?

Lying down: During phlebotomy helps, and think about pleasant things. Close your eyes and don't look at blood. The actual needle stick is quite painless these days, the needles are smaller and sharper. ...Read more

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How to relax during a rectal exam?

Breathe: Take deep breaths and follow the doctor's advice and guidance. ...Read more

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How to relax when you have a lot of anxiety and stress?

How to relax when you have a lot of anxiety and stress?

Deep Breathing: I use deep breathing. Inhale through the nose. Fill lungs (but not to point of discomfort). Hold for a five count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Repeat x 12. Moving your arms in a large circular motion can increase the size of the breath. ...Read more

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How to relax the mind to reduce stress?

How to relax the mind to reduce stress?

Multi-faceted: Rhythmic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, & guided imagery are cornerstones to a more peaceful mind. Meditation in many forms helps. Physical exercise, sleep, nutrition, relationships, and personal attitudes require review and balance. Review stressors & decide which you must address & which you can eliminate. Enjoy the process. ...Read more

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How to relax?

How to relax?

See Below: Try to identify things that you can control and things you cannot control. Work on things that you can control, and let go of things that you can't. Establish routines for yourself-- it helps make environment more predictable. Do relaxation (can google the script), self-care, sleep hygiene. ...Read more

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I need help relaxing, it's becoming a huge problem for my bp. How to relax?

I need help relaxing, it's becoming a huge problem for my bp. How to relax?

Relax therapy: Exercise is the most natural way to improve mood and decrease tension. 30 min of nonstop cardiovascular movement is what the american heart assoc defines as exercise. For ex. Brisk walk, jog, run, swim. The vigor of activity should be enough to make you feel like you are working hard. Deep breathing may also help. 3 deep breaths in a row, each held for 5 seconds, and released. ...Read more

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How to relax my eyes tonight while trying to fall asleep?

How to relax my eyes tonight while trying to fall asleep?

Need more info: For general relaxation of eyes, you can try cupping your hands over your eyes, so that the warmth from your hands relaxes your eyelids. I'm not sure if you can actually fall asleep doing this, but a guided imagery cd might help you do so. ...Read more

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How to relax during anxiety?

How to relax during anxiety?

Breathe!: Get to a safe calm place and tune into your breath, and notice the length of your inhalation... Count to yourself! on your next exhalation, make it last as long as your inhalation. On next exhalation, make it one count longer; and let each inhalation match it. If you do this for a few minutes, you will be able to rebalance your autonomic nervous system. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to relax and not be as stressed.?

Can you tell me how to relax and not be as stressed.?

Stress: Exercise. Support your magnesium with foods, supplements, or Epsom salts baths regularly. Try Heart Math (can get on amazon). Meditate. ...Read more

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I have a tight digastric muscle that makes breathing a tad difficult. Any suggestions on how to relax it? Thanks!

I have a tight digastric muscle that makes breathing a tad difficult.  Any suggestions on how to relax it?  Thanks!

Breathing difficulty: Breathing difficulty is a serious issue. is this new or long term (years). If new go to ER, if long term follow up with pulmonary or ENT this week, insure it is not thyroid, asthma, pulmonary HTN, sleep apnea, nasal, sinus,TMJ, tracheal issue or anxiety. Follow with doctor. ...Read more

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How to relax the eyes ?

How to relax the eyes ?

Close them: Take breaks, rest with eyes closed, sleep, focus on things far away. ...Read more

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Any ideas on how to relax your entire body to fall asleep faster?

Any ideas on how to relax your entire body to fall asleep faster?

Yes: Here are two great options: deep breathing exercises & progressive muscle relaxation. Please check on progressive muscle relaxation on-line. For breathing - take a slow, deep breath in through your nostils. After filling lungs with air- hold for a count of five & then slowly exhale through an open mouth. Repeat x 12 or longer. In general, it is important to use excellent sleep hygiene: >>. ...Read more

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Minor cp, gyno exams a bit difficult b/c of tensing. My doc is great but i get embarrassed. How to relax? Dreading internal exams as result, advice?

Minor cp, gyno exams a bit difficult b/c of tensing. My doc is great but i get embarrassed. How to relax? Dreading internal exams as result, advice?

Talk to your doc: Often i will have my patients do breathing exercises to help them relax before the exam. If you are not comfortable with your gynecologist you may want to seek another. ...Read more

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What is good to take to help support muscles? Need something that will help my muscles heal my thighs & back muscles don't know how to relax, uptight.

What is good to take to help support muscles? Need something that will help my muscles heal my thighs & back muscles don't know how to relax, uptight.

Are you on any meds: There may be side effects you are experiencing. As a reasonable home remedy take otc magnesium. Another reliever of cramping muscles is tonic water: mix with mint , lime and artificial sweetner, of your choice, (1 cup at bed time). ...Read more

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Hello,why when I open mouth too wide it hurts right side,around the muscle?How to relax muscle so can I open wide again?

Hello,why when I open mouth too wide it hurts right side,around the muscle?How to relax muscle so can I open wide again?

Dentist: You may have a problem with your bite putting strain on the joint or muscles around the joint. A dentist would be best to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Getting wisdom teeth out tomorrow, none are impacted but never had surgery before. Can you offer any advice on how to relax?

Getting wisdom teeth out tomorrow, none are impacted but never had surgery before. Can you offer any advice on how to relax?

Many Ways: Anxiety before surgery is to be expected. I suggest methods of relaxation such as meditation, music, exercise, sexual activity (protection), moderate use of alcohol (if ok with surgeon), family/friends support. I also ask patients to remember that objectively speaking, they should be aware that they will be safer during the time of surgery that driving on the freeway. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How to relax?I did preg test 1 day after missed period, neg. blood preg test 3rd week of cycle, another urine test 1 day before period, all neg. preg?

How to relax?I did preg test 1 day after missed period, neg. blood preg test 3rd week of cycle, another urine test 1 day before period, all neg. preg?

Testing too soon: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Stress from work is really taking its toll on my health. Will a dr. Give me 1-2 months off work if i'm honest? I don't want to fake a breakdown

Stress from work is really taking its toll on my health. Will a dr. Give me 1-2 months off work if i'm honest? I don't want to fake a breakdown

Good luck: That will likely cause more stress when your employer sacks you as cannot leave your spot empty for months w/o rationale. Medication and therapy help manage stress. Can get limited periods of time off reasonably to help get grounded and let meds start working, but most providers won't run that long, even if have a breakdown unless in psych hospital. ...Read more

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