Relaxation Therapy News

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8/25/2017
Hobbies and Your Health

It's never too late to get started on a valuable pursuit

9/1/2016
Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

5/27/2016
Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients

Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation

1/6/2016
Psych Therapies May Have Long-Term Benefits for Irritable Bowel Patients

Treatments might help ease gastrointestinal symptoms for at least six months, study finds

10/27/2014
'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery

Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

8/8/2013
Meditation Could Help Smokers Cut Down, Study Hints

A month later, those trained in technique smoked less

5/20/2013
Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients

Those who heard well-loved tunes in study needed less sedation medicine

2/15/2013
10/23/2012
10-Minute 'Tension Tamer' at Bedtime May Help You Sleep: Study

Nightly routine uses positive mental imagery, slow deep breathing

6/12/2012
'Mindful' Meditation Tied to Healthy Brain Changes: Study

Differences seen in white matter with 'integrated body-mind training'

4/21/2011
Behavioral Therapy May Reduce Tourette Tics, Symptoms

Adult brain is more flexible than once thought, researchers say

3/25/2011
Laughter, Music May Lower Blood Pressure, Study Says

But experts disagree on whether the findings are meaningful

8/25/2010
Stress Seems to Play Role in Premenstrual Symptom Severity

Relaxation techniques may help prevent, reduce some of the worst effects, researchers suggest

7/26/2010
Health Tip: Learn to Relax

These techniques may help

7/12/2010
Coping Therapies Unlikely to Ease Kids' Stem Cell Treatment: Study

Massage, relaxation intervention produced no significant benefits, researchers say

3/29/2010
Massage Fosters Healing in Bereaved Relatives

Release of relaxation hormones has positive effects, researchers say

12/25/2009
Don't Invite Holiday Stress Into Your Home

Toned-down expectations may lead to more joy, less anxiety, experts say

10/28/2009
Meditation May Reduce Stress in Breast Cancer Patients

Women report improved emotional and mental health in study

10/18/2009
Take the Sting Out of Your Child's Flu Shots

Bubbles and relaxation exercises can help cut the pain, experts say

10/14/2009
Supervised Exercise May Relieve Fatigue During Chemotherapy

Mixed-intensity program improved vitality and well-being in study patients

9/2/2009
Scientists Make Sweet Monkey Music

Primates respond to tunes based on their calls

8/23/2009
Soothe Back-to-School Anxiety, Teach Kids to Relax

Simple steps can lessen stress when children get overwhelmed, experts say

6/9/2009
Meditation May Help Put Primary Insomnia to Bed

Deep relaxation techniques could be key to a restful night, study finds

6/5/2009
Can't Sleep? Try Online Therapy

Help with relaxation techniques and bedtime habits may ease insomnia

4/15/2009
Soothing Songs Please the Heart

Particularly when patients pick the tunes, study suggests

3/9/2009
Health Tip: Try Relaxation Techniques

Suggestions for what to do

2/26/2009
Yoga May Bring Calm to Breast Cancer Treatment

Women reported less stress, more peace after sessions, study finds

12/22/2008
Blue and Broke for the Holidays

Economic woes ratchet up mental health problems already more common this time of year

12/6/2008
Avoiding a Holiday Season of Discontent

Stress is everywhere, but learning what relaxes you can help, expert says

7/29/2008
6/10/2008
Combat Vets Display Severe Sleep Disorders

But their tech savvy helps them use online programs as well as drugs to help problem

12/25/2007
Cabin Fever Has an Online Cure This Year

National Wildlife Federation site shows parks and green spaces close to your zip code

11/6/2007
Health Tip: Relaxation Techniques

Suggestions to help you take it easy

9/3/2007
Leave That Holiday 'To Do' List in a Drawer

Make fall chores notes early at night, then get the rest you need, sleep expert advises

12/22/2006
Psychological Interventions Ease Chronic Low Back Pain

Hypnosis, biofeedback and relaxation improve quality of life, study finds

10/8/2006
Feeling Stressed?

Here are some tips to relieve the pressure of everyday life

1/9/2005
Deep Breathing Beats Stress

Sitting in chair for just five minutes can calm you down, experts claim

11/19/2001
Ease on Down the Road to Health

Relaxing enhances the immune system, says a small study

8/18/2001
Don't Suck in That Gut

Deep breathing can help cure a host of ills, including those caused by stress

6/13/2001
Meditate on This One

Women don't know how to relax, stress-reduction expert says