Relaxation therapy for cancer patients

By | April 21, 2012

Cancer patients relaxation therapy, relaxation therapy, also known as relaxation training or self-adjustment of therapy, is an initiative by the body to relax the body to enhance an effective method of self-control. Qigong in China, India's Yu coffee, Japanese Zen meditation, and the beginning of this century, the rise of the West such as relaxation training, all belong to relaxation therapy. The therapy is in a quiet environment, according to certain actions required to complete a particular program, through repeated practice, so that people learn to consciously control their own mental physical activities, so as to minimize the body's arousal level, and enhance adaptability, adjustment those who stress disorder caused by a psychological physiological functions.
Psychological stress theory suggests that the original role of various stress, psychological stress, once produced, will be through a series of psychological (behavior) and physiological responses of forms. Appropriate intensity of psychological stress can not only improve the level of body awareness, promote environmental challenges, but also improve the ability of people to adapt to life and promote physical and mental health. However, too sudden, intense and lasting psychological stress can reduce the body's resistance to external pathogenic factors, resulting in the state of many diseases predispose or aggravate existing disease. Cancer is a serious disease, for patients, the cancer itself is a strong stressor, the body can cause more intense and lasting psychological stress response.
Relaxation therapy of cancer patients showed that the stress response induced by psychological stress and sympathetic nervous system are mostly related to the strength of tension, and relaxation therapy reduces sympathetic activity is characterized Zeyi. Therefore, relaxation therapy is suitable for adjusting the psychological stress caused by the psychological and physiological dysfunction.
Relaxation training on body:
Proved long-term, relaxation training not only for the general nervous tension, anxiety has a significant effect, but also for all kinds of psychosomatic diseases. Relaxation training has a good anti-stress effect. In the relaxed state, there may be blood pressure, respiratory rate and heart rate, muscle tension decreased, and the limbs warm, clear-headed, happy and relaxed and body comfort. Long-term relaxation training can be done to change some of the personality traits of people, change the individual in the psychological stress and pathological psychological reactions, which play a role in molding sentiment. Studies show that deep relaxation state, reduction in the level of people wake up the cerebral cortex, and the sympathetic nervous system reduce the activity of the parasympathetic nervous system and its functional activities related to the relative increase. At this point, the body to reduce energy consumption, the ability to enhance digestion and absorption of protein, increase oxygen saturation, hemoglobin content and oxygen carrying capacity is increased, the tip of finger blood volume increases, skin temperature, EMG levels decreased, skin resistance increases, blood and urine in the hope gum catechu decreased, blood glucose decreased. The reaction shows, relax by nerves, the regulation of the endocrine system, affecting the body of the function of the system, thus play a role in disease prevention.
In addition, relaxation training, some people there will be numbness, tingling, itching cancer, beating special feeling, the individual can be dizziness and hallucinations. This phenomenon is considered a "release phenomenon" may be related to Qigong in the "De Qi response" similar.
Relaxation therapy in patients with cancer, some people believe that this is the body caused by the combination of steady-state re-control from the sympathetic to parasympathetic control of the advantage into the process of a performance, but also abnormal brain energy savings by relaxing the release of phenomenon. These changes also could play the function of human adjustment and treatment of diseases.


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