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Relaxation and Stress Management
Stress can worsen dystonia symptoms.
While it seems simplistic, regular relaxation and stress management can have a profound impact on a person's quality of life and general well being. The goal is not to remove all stress from your life, but to rather to deal with it effectively by incorporating simple practices into your daily or weekly routine. The most important part of reducing stress is to counteract stress before it becomes overwhelming. Aim to create a lifestyle where stress reduction and relaxation become a way of life.
Tips to help you deal with stress effectively include:
Accelerating Research & Inspiring Hope
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) has served the dystonia community since 1976. Join us in our global effort to find a cure.