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#8 fatigue tip-relaxation
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Scott Zashin, MD posted:
Try breathing with your abdomen and not your chest. Perform this simple exercise several times per day. Breath in for five seconds, hold for 2 or 3 seconds, then exhale fully. Imagine an image that may help you relax. When I peform this exercise, I imagine a street lined with trees.
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Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
It's always amazing to me just how much something this simple can help for fatigue (and stress).
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell
 
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MissDiamond responded:
This exercise is very helpful. I breath in longer each week and hhold longer as well. Dealing with lung issues and RA, I am
finding this exercise to be of strengthening value as well
relaxing. Thank you for such a simple way for improvement.
 
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Scott Zashin, MD replied to MissDiamond's response:
Glad it helps! Its amazing.


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