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Laughing Yoga For Stress
Beginning neuro biofeed back treatment for anxiety, excessive worry & job stress affecting performance. What is success rate for biofeedback?
For stress managemen: t, it should be great if you can finish the course needed to allow your body, breathing to control and lower your stress and anxiety feelings. Don't stop half way. The merits are that you can control your feelings, your thoughts, your breathing & begin to use this to monitor you stress levels before they become overwhelming.Using positive focus, visualization, meditation will also help w/success. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
So many choices!: Guided relaxation cds are a great way to start. Yoga and chi gung classes can teach you specific breathing techniques and movements that can relax you. A person trained in emotional freedom technique (eft) can teach you an easy way to decrease feelings of stress pretty quickly. For ongoing stress, a counselor or psychotherapist is best able to help you in the long run. ...Read more
Try smoking (?): What! On a Health Website? I mean the breathing pattern - w/out a cigarette! Actually, many smokers benefit from the breath pattern w/out knowing the role it plays. The deep inhale, hold, and full exhale thru the lips is very good for you. It reduces BP and HR. Part of "I need a smoke!" is about this. So, don't use tobacco - but take the time of a cigarette and breathe that way whenever you want. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently using beer as a stress buster after therapy sessions, tried martial arts any other ideas?
Self-care/relaxation: Finding out what triggers your anger. Much of the time when we feel out of control, frustration might result. Identify things you can/cannot control. Work on things you can, and let go of things you cannot control. Practice relaxation (you can google the scripts), meditation, exercise; balanced diet. Establish time for yourself to help deal with stress. Seek help, if become overwhelmed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There isn't a simple: Answer for your question. If you have significant problems with anxiety and stress it needs to be evaluated. There are a number of conditions that can present with these symptoms. Your diagnosis will help to determine a treatment plan to include whether medications are indicated and if so, which ones. ...Read more
Where can I find a doctor in scranton, pa that teaches breathing retraining exercises? Asthma, stress, & anxiety has caused problems for my lungs.
Pittsburgh: The nearest center with expertise in treatment of respiratory disorders would be pittsburgh, pa. You can see any of the lung specialists at upmc. Another alternative would be to find a local speech and language pathologist who can teach you those exercises. Detailed evaluation by a lung specialist might be more useful in the long run. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Good Ones: Proper breathing is the key to relaxation/stress reduction and good heath! there are many good exercises. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02039/the-art-and-science-of-breathing.Html for an excellent overview. Also check out http://healthland.Time.Com/2012/10/08/6-breathing-exercises-to-relax-in-10-minutes-or-less/ enjoy! ...Read more
Turn off CNBC!: Stay away from bloomberg. And look away from google finance. Seeing a sea of red does no one any good. Then close your eyes and breathe deeply. And when you get home, hug or call your loved ones. Family >> finances. ...Read more
How do I fix musculoskeletal problems from constant panic attacks, stress, and anxiety? Also years of computer work, lack of stretching and exercise.
Treat the anxiety: Anxiety can present with feelings of stress and tension. Musculoskeletal pain and tenderness and other physical symptoms may accompany anxiety. Getting treated for the anxiety therefore helps to alleviate associated physical symptoms. Adding some physical workouts also helps the anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a combination of yoga and gym Exercises cure anxiety disorder&sleep problems?without medication? I have high level of anxiety after breakup.
It depends.: Stress incontinence is caused by changes in a woman's pelvic floor, often after childbirth, but women who have never been pregnancy also suffer from stress incontinence. Talk to your physician about exercises and timed voiding before moving on to procedures. There is a new, noninvasive procedure called renessa you will want to look up. Medication will not help stress incontinence but will urge. ...Read more
Squeezing hands: Ancient practices like acupuncture and reflexology are purported to relieve stress. From a modern perspective, there are a preponderance of brain neurons dedicated to the hands, so squeezing and rubbing your hands can disrupt brain activity related to stress and produce a relaxing effect. ...Read more