|TAKE A DEEP BREATH...
CLOSE YOUR EYES... RELAX
Mind-body approaches such as hypnosis, biofeedback, imagery,
meditation and behavior modification can help people with a wide
range of dis-ease. Everyone can enjoy the benefits from relaxation,
especially when stress levels kick into high gear. The body can only
take just so much tension before it begins to complain with aches and
pains. Immediate results can be experienced on all levels: physically,
emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
Clinical research continually proves the far-reaching benefits of
relaxation training in treating stress, related to medical problems. A
Duke University study concludes that, “Stress management
programs can reduce the risk of cardiac events in patients with
myocardial-ischemia by about 75%.” The American Medical
Association (AMA) has endorsed relaxation techniques as valid
treatment for back pain, headaches, arthritis, and other painful