4 patient evaluations for Deep breathing and relaxation taken for the purpose of 'pain'

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Dec 6, 2016 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Am happy to report that deep breathing has become more of a instinctive habit now. It took some time to get here, but now it feels more natural to take a deep relaxing belly breath when tension, fear or anger arises rather than react from a place of fear and lack. Now, I feel empowered by the breath to stand still, strong, centre myself and react from a place of love and empathy (for myself as well as others).
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 5, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 min Daily
Advice & Tips: I practice deep breathing and relaxation techniques alongside meditation both when I am experiencing attacks of pain and when I am pain free. This treatment helps me to feel more whole, centered and able to manage the periods of pain more effectively. My body tenses up with pain and deep breathing relaxes my body and helps to calm my mind so I can either allow myself to go with the flow of the pain instead of fighting it, or to distance myself from the physical pain by 'rising above it' emotionally.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 min Daily
Advice & Tips: Simple, easy, and free. It doesn't cause any problems or side effects; you can't overdose; and it helps relieve muscle tension, anxiety, and stress. I've also discovered it helps me go to sleep (even when my muscles are twitching and jerking, IF I can maintain my focus on the breathing.)
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 25, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 min Daily
Advice & Tips: This deep breathing usually works when I get into such an anxiety or pain attack and it's too soon to take anything for it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 23, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for panic attacks)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stress)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Daily

  • 1 helpful mark
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