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Relaxation techniques for stress relief

Relaxation can help relieve the symptoms of stress. It can help you calm down and take a step back from stressful situations. Learn how here.

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Recovery from a nervous breakdown

Full recovery is possible following a nervous breakdown. Learning some simple relaxation techniques can help to keep your stress levels and make it easier to cope when life gets tough.

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Meditation

Meditation can help you with your physical and mental health. Learn more about meditation, how to meditate and how you can incorporate into your day.

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Irritability and feeling on edge

Trying different relaxation techniques when you recognise the early signs of irritation and tension can help you unwind and relax.

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Relaxation and mental health

Relaxation can have many physical benefits including slowing your heart rate, reducing blood pressure and muscle tension as well as helping you manage stress.

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Tourette syndrome

People with this syndrome make involuntary repetitive sounds and movements. Most don't need treatment, and relaxation exercises may reduce symptoms.

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Living with osteoporosis

There is no cure for osteoporosis, but medicines and lifestyle changes can help. Find out how to manage with osteoporosis.

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Nerve pain (neuralgia)

Nerve pain can feel like a shooting, stabbing or burning sensation. There are many ways to treat it, such as traditional pain relief medicines, exercise and alternative therapies. Learn how to identify symptoms and manage nerve pain.

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Teeth grinding

Teeth grinding (bruxsim) is a fairly common behaviour. There are ways to protect your teeth from damage, and the condition is treatable.

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Stress

The ‘fight or flight’ response can help us, but in the long term, chronic stress can have damaging effects. Discover ways to keep calm and carry on.

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