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Relax!

July 5, 2014
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Many studies have found that greater than 50% of people experienced declines in seizure frequency just by using relaxation techniques!

Here are a few suggestions…


VNS Results Improve with Deep Breathing

May 18, 2010
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One of the chief connections between the respiratory and nervous systems is the vagus nerve. Since the vagus nerve carries information from the body to the brain, deep breathing makes a lot of sense. Because it stimulates the vagus nerve, bringing balance between the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous systems.


Breathing Your Stress Away…

November 18, 2009
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Most of us already know from experience that stress is the most frequent trigger of seizures, and can also cause sleep deprivation and fatigue. That where deep breathing as a stress-buster comes in!


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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