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Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety There are many different kinds of relaxation techniques for mental stress and anxiety and many people have their own way of dealing with the problem. Some listen to music, play sports, or even draw and paint just to relieve their anxiety and nervous tension and give themselves chance to relax for a little while. Then there are arts such as tai chi, reflexology, aromatherapy, massage therapy. Meditation is a popular and effective technique to try as is yoga. Exercise is one of the best ways to reduce or eliminate stress and hence anxiety. Stress creates energy that needs to be used. Exercise is the way to use it. The easiest place to start is with things like hot baths and deep breathing and then progress from there. Controlling your breathing is an easy effective technique. Deep slow breathing has a calming influence on your physiology and has been shown to be effective in reducing anxiety. Sit quietly in a comforta

Somatic Symptom Disorder: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatments

Somatic Symptom Disorder (Somatization Disorder) Somatic Symptom Disorder  (previously called  Somatoform Disorder  or  Somatization Disorder ), also known as the Briquet’s Disorder and in some cases, Hysteria (meaning frenzy or panic), is characterized by persistent complains of physical discomfort or malfunctioning without an identifiable physical symptom. Some of the most common complains are related to the head, abdomen, joints, chest, rectum and back and sufferers may also complain of functional difficulties such as altered menstrual cycles, inability to perform sexually and digestion related difficulties. Somatization Disorder is one of the commonest somatoform disorders (psychological distresses expressed in the form of physical symptoms) that have been identified by psychosomatic therapists. Up to 2% of adult females and 0.2% of adult males and a considerable number of children and adolescents are said to be suffering from this disorder throughout the world. In order to d

10 Ways to Cope with Stress

Learning to Effectively Cope with Stress is Important for a Healthy Life   If you live a stressful life you need to learn to cope with stress effectively to keep the stress from taking over and robbing you of your happiness and health. Here we will discuss about 10 such effective ways to cope with stress (6 Stress Relief Techniques & 4 Stress Management Techniques). 6 Stress Relief Tips/Techniques We all get stressed out due to different things in our lives including family obligations, work, and the like. However, stress is very dangerous and can cause many health problems so even if you experience stress on a daily basis you need to work on eliminating your stress so you can stay healthy and enjoy life. The following tips will really help you relieve your stress. Stress Relief Tip #1 Deep Breathing Exercises  Deep breathing exercises are another option for stress relief and can pretty much be performed anywhere. When you breathe deeply you are providing your