Anxiety can be brutal. Sleepless nights, racing heart, cold sweats — all are hallmarks of a condition that afflicts approximately 40 million Americans. Even on a level that doesn’t get classified as a clinical condition, anxiety affects nearly everyone at one point or another. But what it does to your physical and mental health is more difficult to define, and may surprise many of you. As a holistic bodyworker, I witness firsthand psychosomatic connections to physical discomfort. It’s illuminating to gain an understanding of how your mental state influences other physiological responses.
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