Symptoms for which Relaxation Techniques Can Be Helpful
Most physicians agree that Stress can exacerbate the symptoms of diseases, and can diminish the body’s ability to heal using its own natural healing processes.
Many suspect that Stress can be a causal factor in a number of illnesses, including high blood pressure, anxiety, depression, insomnia, headache and others.
Relaxation techniques have been used for many years as an effective way to reduce stress, relieve certain symptoms, and promote overall well-being.
Relaxation therapy is considered completely safe in healthy adults, and no adverse effects have been reported in the medical literature.
Some of the symptoms and conditions that relaxation techniques can help alleviate include:
° Cancer pain
° Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
° Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
° Cystic Fibrosis
° Facial paralysis
° Heart attack
° High blood pressure
° Huntington’s Disease
° Irritable bowel disease
° Jet lag (sleep)
° Menopausal symptoms
° Multiple sclerosis
° Obsessive-compulsive disorder
° Osteoarthritis pain
° Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
° Premenstrual syndrome
° Rheumatoid arthritis
° Skin conditions
° Smoking cessation
° Surgery recovery
We would invite you to do a search regarding any of these conditions and the effect that relaxation therapy and relaxation techniques might have upon them.
Research reports support the safe and effective use of *Relaxation Therapy to reduce the severity of stress symptoms.
*People with psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia or psychosis should avoid relaxation therapy unless recommended by a qualified health care provider.