Anxiety can be held throughout the body in the form of tension. An anxious mind can perpetuate this tension, and tension held in the body can, in return, make it hard to let go of anxiety. Therefore, it is helpful to try and release this tension from the body to help release anxiety we hold onto in our minds.
Mild exercise, stretching, massage, acupuncture, and hygiene are among the bodily treatments that can help keep the body loose and, in turn, free from tension and perhaps anxiety.Treatments include:
Effect of Acupuncture on Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Acupuncture is most often used in conjunction with Chinese herbs to treat many chronic diseases and the same is true of its effectiveness in the treatment of anxiety.
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Effect of Aromatherapy (Therapy) on Generalized Anxiety Disorder
With the right combination of herbs, the calming effects of aromatherapy can help to reduce anxiety.
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Effect of Massage Therapy on Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Massage has been used for centuries to help relax the body and (subsequently) the mind. Because anxiety symptoms often exhibit a chicken-and-the-egg scenario where the body and the mind are both...
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Effect of Exercise on Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Regular physical activity may also help to reduce anxiety. Some good options include brisk walking, swimming, and strength training.
In addition to altering brain chemicals (which are often...
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Effect of Yoga on Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Yoga is a great treatment for any health condition, even mood disorders like generalized anxiety disorder. In addition to being good for the body (with the poses and stretching) the conscious...
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