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Relaxing Your Muscles Can Relax Your Mind

Progressive muscle relaxation therapy is one of the simplest science-backed treatments for anxiety

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During the early days of the novel coronavirus outbreak, doctors in China noticed that many people hospitalized with Covid-19 were developing anxiety and sleeping problems. These patients…




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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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