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Aim of Relaxation

Relaxation is a state in which you feel relieved from tension or strain. There are different techniques of relaxation.


  • Relieve stress in conditions such as hypertension, heart disease, difficulty in sleeping, tension headaches and asthma.
  • Coping skill – to calm the mind and restore clarity of thought.

Relaxation is important when you have the following symptoms:-

  • Palpitation
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Uncontrolled blood glucose level
  • Bodily discomfort such as indigestion, constipation and restlessness
  • Tiredness and/or difficulty in sleeping
  • Muscle tension particularly in neck and shoulder muscles
  • Difficulty in concentrating and a tendency to worry
  • Impatience, feeling irritable and easily aroused to anger
  • Loss of appetite or excessive eating
  • Loss of sexual interest
Last Review : 26 April 2012
Writer : Sarkuna Devi
: Normah bt. Nordin
: Thillainathan a/l Krishnan
Reviewed : Thillainathan a/l Krishnan