Category: Heart Rate Variability

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Heart Rate Variability and Perceived Stress as ...
Mutsuhiro Nakao
Journal of Clinical Medicine
Stress is a term used to define the body’s physiological and psychological reactions to circumstances that require behavioral adjustment [1,2,3], and the relaxation response is a psychophysiological state that is opposite to that of the stress or fight–flight response [4]. A variety of mind/body techniques can be used to elicit a relaxation response and achieve the therapeutic effects associated with reduced blood pressure. For example, researchers at the Cochrane Review [5] investiga […]