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What happens in my body when I am relaxed?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
When you achieve deep relaxation, your:
  • Breathing becomes slow, deep, and regular
  • Heart rate slows down
  • Blood returns to your skin so that your hands and feet feel warmer
  • Muscle tension is reduced
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