- Q What is progressive muscle relaxation?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyProgressive muscle relaxation is a simple technique that can help you relax -- which may help calm your anxiety and breathing. Muscle tension is one way stress expresses itself in your body. The object of progressive muscle relaxation is to slowly tense... Full Answer
- Q Can I learn how to relax?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyDr. Mehmet Oz, Vice-Chair and Professor of Surgery at Columbia University, says to work on flexibility through yoga. Are you flexible enough? "Most Americans ought to be able to touch their fingertips to their toes," he says. To start, Dr. Oz says to... Full Answer
- Q What are some easy stretches for relaxation?
Dr. Dawn Marcus, NeurologyTo do stretching exercises, sit on a stiff chair with your hands in your lap and both feet on the floor. Close your eyes and breathe slowly. Slowly tip your right ear to your right shoulder. Hold for five seconds. Now tip your left ear to your... Full Answer