Everyone experiences stress and anxiety to some degree at some point in their life. However, chronic stress and anxiety can negatively affect your health and ultimately lead to a decreased quality of life. Learning how to control your stress and anxiety is the first step you can take to improve your health. The Ajnamat is one of the tools that can help to get your symptoms under control.
Stress is a response to a threat when you’re in a situation, while anxiety is a reaction to the stress. Most people report that stress and anxiety interfere with their lives. Chronic stress and anxiety can result in a variety of health issues including high blood pressure, headaches, skin rashes, impaired sleep, chest pain, and heart palpitations.
Signs and symptoms of anxiety include:
By taking control of your stress and anxiety symptoms, you’ll be taking control of your health.
The Ajnamat has been designed with more than 5,000 spikes that help to activate the natural healing abilities of your body. The Ajnamat aims to improve blood circulation, relieve muscle tension, decrease pain, and restore the natural flow of energy within the body. Additionally, use of the Ajnamat releases oxytocin and endorphins, which act as natural painkillers. Because the Ajnamat helps to relax your body, it can also help to relax your mind, helping to reduce stress and anxiety.
To relieve stress and anxiety using the Ajnamat, you should lay on it in a comfortable position, either on the floor, or on a bed or couch. Once you’ve found a comfortable position, close your eyes and focus on your breathing. Try to breathe deeply and relax. Lay on the mat for a minimum of 20 minutes to help your body and mind fully relax. While you’re laying on the mat, you can engage in meditation to enhance your relaxation. The optimal time to use the Ajnamat for stress and anxiety is at the end of the day, before you head to bed. By relaxing your mind and body, you’ll be in a better state to get a restful night’s sleep.
Stress and anxiety can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Using the Ajnamat is an easy option to help to control your symptoms from the comfort of your own home.
About the Author- Dr. Shaina McQuilkie
Dr. Shaina McQuilkie is a practicing chiropractor based in Stoney Creek, Ontario. Dr. Shaina graduated from Brock University with a Bachelor of Kinesiology before obtaining her Doctorate of Chiropractic from D’Youville College in 2008. After graduating, Dr. Shaina worked in a multidisciplinary clinic gaining experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal conditions before deciding to open her own clinic in 2010. In addition to running her practice, Dr. Shaina has a passion for writing and works as a freelance medical writer for various clients in the medical field.
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