Relaxation: a Self-care Healing Modality Reduces Harmful Effects

@inproceedings{Halm2009RelaxationAS,
  title={Relaxation: a Self-care Healing Modality Reduces Harmful Effects},
  author={Margo A. Halm},
  year={2009}
}
Anxiety, a state of uneasiness or apprehension toward a vague or nonspecific threat, is prevalent in cardiac patients. Estimates are as high as 70% to 80% during the acute phase, and it persists long-term in 20% to 25% of patients. Anxiety inflicts its toll through 3 major pathways. In the physiological pathway, anxiety affects the musculoskeletal system by… CONTINUE READING