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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be reduced, alleviated or seen in a positive point of view with the help of a healthy, balanced and motivated way of living plays a major and important role in having the disorder’s symptoms with regard to behavior, fears, and worry minimized and cured.

There are Practice Relaxation Techniques made available and given to individuals diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. A simple stress may not be a reason for the occurrence of OCD, yet a stressful happening can give rise to the obsessions and compulsions exhibited in the disorder and can probably worsen the condition of OCD. Because of this, mindful meditations that are stress free are recommended to patients such as deep breathing, yoga and other stress relief techniques that may ease the indications produced by OCD. The mentioned practice relaxation techniques can have best results if done for at least 30 minutes every day and must be included in the patients checklist of to do’s.

In relation to a healthy lifestyle, an OCD patient must adopt healthy eating habits. This can be done by starting a day with a complete and nutritious breakfast, as well as with lunch and dinner. Meals should never be skipped because it is the food intake that nutrients are brought to the body system that in turn are converted into energy and hormones that can help in curing the disorder. Skipping of meals or starving can result into a low blood sugar that can produce anxiety problems that may worsen the disorder. A patient is recommended to have plenty of carbohydrate in take which can be commonly found on grains, fruits and vegetables. They result into a stable blood sugar which activates serotonin which is a neuro-transmitter that has a calming effect.

Another way of maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle is to have a regular exercise. Exercise is a natural anti worry treatment that minimizes Obsessive Compulsive Disorder’s symptoms. By this, the patient’s affectivity and productivity in his normal undertaking can be increased. Exercise can as well help one to refocus his attention in the habit rather than in the compulsions and obsessions. Best example of it is the Aerobic Exercise. A thirty minute daily aerobic exercise can give relief to the tension and stress a patient experiences. The exercise also benefits the patient’s physical fitness and mental capabilities.

Avoiding alcohol and nicotine at the same time is a reminder in the disorder. Though alcohol and nicotine removes stress, it is a must to remember that those reliefs are only temporary. But as the chemicals present in it gradually diminishes, the anxiety and stress go back and become even worse.


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