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Unformatted text preview: awareness. 8. The individual minimizes sensory reception. 9. The individual focuses on internal physiological processes. Physiological Benefits of Autogenic Training 0. Decrease in heart rate, breathing rate, muscle tension, and serum cholesterol. 1. Increase in alpha brain waves and blood flow to the arms and legs. 2. Helps people with migraines, hypertension, and insomnia. 3. May also help with other ailments such as asthma, diabetes, ulcers, and back pain. Six Initial Stages of Autogenic Training a. Heaviness in the arms and legs b. Warmth in the arms and legs c. Heartbeat d. Respiration (deep and slow) e. Warmth in the solar plexus and abdomen f. Coolness in the forehead 4. May be done seated or lying down (so, can be done almost anywhere)...
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