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Breathlessness, Anxiety and Panic

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Find a nice background music ๐ŸŽถ ๐ŸŽง

I donโ€™t mean heavy metal or rock and roll ๐ŸŽธ

Something which will bore you to sleep..๐Ÿ˜‰

I use meditative music and it does the trick!

1.ยซ Counting the breathยป

ยซ To begin with, position yourself as comfortably as you can, you might want to take a moment to feel the support beneath you, and just let your body settle in.

And as you breathe in and out slowly, you can allow yourself to feel more and more settled and comfortable, inhaling as fully as you can, gently and easily and breathing out fully and comfortably.

And knowing that when you place your hand over your abdomen or your chest in a certain way, each time you listen to your breath, that you are creating a built-in cue for later on.

And start breathing in, counting 1.2.3 , and breathing out, 1.2.3, noticing how your tummy rises and subsides then continue at your own pace...on and on..

Inhaling and thinking Peace, and exhaling and thinking Calm..

Saying to yourself: I am Peace as you breathe in and breathing out I am Calm..on and on..till you feel soothed and settled..

You may want to choose your own words..ยป

Wise words from Belleruth Naparstek ๐Ÿ’“

Have a nice relaxing day xx

Fran

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Hope you have a good day too Fran. Iโ€™m trying to get Pete to relax as heโ€™s in such pain.

Lovely photo. Xxx ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ˜˜

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Oh dear Carole, love, so sorry..๐Ÿ’•which pain?

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Hi Fran, Petes had back pain for a long time and has a stimulator fitted which doesnโ€™t work. He now has sciatic pain (herniated disc) in his left leg as well as his right.

Trying to help all I can. Xxxxx

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Well back to the doctor for that stimulator..if Pete lets you book an appointment..

Drastic changes in weather are not good for bones and joints..my back fracture is playing up..

Franโ€™s homehelp

Hot and cold 3mn a bag of frozen peas then 3mn a hot water bottle etc until pain subsides..

Massaging with Arnica oil from Weleda?

Acupuncture I have tried for sciatica it is very good if he likes needles.

Mum does Mesotherapy she has several discal hernias..tiny needles with some products done by a proper doctor every 3 weeks.

She tried steroids injections as well..

Anyway no point in suffering, there are ways if he lets you convince him..

Lots of love ๐Ÿ’–

Fran

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Thank you Fran, will try anything and everything. Have a good day. Xxxx

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You too my dear Carole, ๐Ÿ’“we are in the 30s here and Bea and I are packing away as removal day is Tuesday! Who needs Keep Fit classes ๐Ÿ˜ƒxx

Fran

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Hope all goes well for Tuesday. Xxxx ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’–

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Thanks Carole, it will! Bea is highly organised ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ’“

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Phew! Xxx ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜˜

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Morning Carole, just read about Pete via Fran's Post, have commented to Fran. I do Believe this big change in our Temperature is the culprit for our Painful Joints. Please give him my love and hope when the sun is back he will be feeling better. xxxx

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Thank you for your kind works Carolina. Hope you are well. Xxx ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’–

Hacienda
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Thanks Carole, I can't Complain, Too many people lot worse than me. Love to you Both xxxxx

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Aww Carol sorry Pete's in such pain wish Dr's could do more to alleviate it.Ger

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Thank you Ger, weโ€™ll get there somehow. Take care xxx

After yet another sleepless uncomfortable night I will try this this evening, try to relax and get comfortable. Thanks for the wise words and beautiful photo. ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿต๏ธ

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Thinking my garden is looking dry..that was first thing this morning..I had the sprinklers on..still..

Have a nice Sunday x

Fran

Buenas Dias Fran, Your garden and Beyond is so Beautiful and Yes, very Calming. I have completed all my Breathing Exercises this Morning,(have a bit of a chesty cough). The Body had Ibuprofen Gel to ease the pain of Ostio & Arthritis, after the Heat which didn't really bother me, the Drastic turn of Temperatures(to Chilly) has left my Joints so Painful, never really mentioned them Before, But we all have "Aging Elements" to contend with. I feel this is the case for Carole's Pete, Sciatica is a Pain I wouldn't wish to have ever again. The Hot weather is returning soon, It is most welcome for me, Other's though without Oxygen Help will suffer. Wishing you ,Bea & Aria a Lovely Calming Sunday Carino. Muchisimo Amor y Besos. XXXXXX

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Buenas Carolina,

Itโ€™s looking dry..just too hot for my rose tree sniff..

Youโ€™ve done well with your breathing exercises, Iโ€™m pumping in ventolin and packing things away, trying to remember where I put them ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

I canโ€™t have nsaid gels but I must say the daily steroids help with aches and mobility..

Sciatica is awful yes..Poor Pete..

Well you are right, for the weather we have to take it one day at a time, not like we can control anything, we just have to adapt..

Besos y abrazos y que tienes un buen domingo xx ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŽถ

Well that's not fair,you didn't mention that part of the relaxation process was too find a nice garden with lush green grass and abundant with beautiful flowers,oh and add in the background of the sparkling blue waters of a Swiss lake with some mountains in the background.

Somewhat difficult to achieve whilst looking out on a rain soaked unkempt Manchunian garden but i will give it my best shot.

Have a happy and peaceful day my friend happy Fran.

Ski's and a cat that sleeps for ever :) xx

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I must say the garden and the view help a lot ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Sorry about the northern weather but you are in for another heatwave so I heard.

Enjoy your evening xx

Fran

i used to listen to an old tape of a thunderstorm when I was panicky ....and it did help.

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Wow..Thought you got those knitting needles out and got knitting! Embroidery helps as well I must say..๐ŸŒผ

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Hi Fran, hope your moving day goes well on Tuesday you'll miss your lovely garden and the view. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Take care Majt ๐Ÿ’• ๐Ÿƒ

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Hi Majt..oh we wonโ€™t go too far..I have to keep an eye on works progress!

Take care too xx ๐ŸŽˆ๐Ÿ’“

Gosh - I feel so sleepy. What nice words and thoughts. Inhaling 1,2,3 ZZZZZZZZZZZZ.

Dan

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Haha..you are a good disciple ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜ƒ

๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ดworks for me๐Ÿคซ

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Iโ€™m glad ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŒฌ๐Ÿงšโ€โ™€๏ธ

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