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MS, Stress and Meditation: Question of the Week

Cathy Health Guide June 19, 2012
  • Dear Diary,   I feel as if I’m riding on a roller coaster of emotions.  Aside from my usual treadmill of MS issues in my daily life, there are more and more, well, burdens that I’ve had to deal with lately.  Stresses. Worries. Deadlines. Chores. Sometimes I wake up in the m...

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  • Vicki
    Health Guide
    Jul. 19, 2012

    Ah, stress and MS, they seem to go together just too much. When I feel the stress, I begin with deep breathing until I can get to a comfortable place for meditation. My breathing exercises were improved with yoga

     

    My meditation experience goes back to the late 1960s. Anyone remember those days? It still works, even with MS.

     

    That's what I do, and...

    RHMLucky777

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    Ah, stress and MS, they seem to go together just too much. When I feel the stress, I begin with deep breathing until I can get to a comfortable place for meditation. My breathing exercises were improved with yoga

     

    My meditation experience goes back to the late 1960s. Anyone remember those days? It still works, even with MS.

     

    That's what I do, and I recommend it. The best thing is to actively avoid stress. A different story all together . . .

    • Cathy
      Health Guide
      Jul. 19, 2012

      Yes, Vicki, I remember those days.  I also do meditation and yoga.  As a matter of fact, I just got a "cramp" in my foot and immediately went into my yoga breathing - it somewhat helped.

       

      These past weeks have been so stressful but I am trying to manage stress as best as I can.  I know you do the same thing.  Also, communication among...

      RHMLucky777

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      Yes, Vicki, I remember those days.  I also do meditation and yoga.  As a matter of fact, I just got a "cramp" in my foot and immediately went into my yoga breathing - it somewhat helped.

       

      These past weeks have been so stressful but I am trying to manage stress as best as I can.  I know you do the same thing.  Also, communication among friends like you, and all our readers, helps lessen the stress, eh?