Benefits Of Tension And Trauma Release ExercisesJan 13, 2023
If you're the parent of a child with PTSD or autism, you know that managing stress and anxiety is a constant challenge. You may have tried various therapies and medications, but they can only do so much. And in many cases, medication and therapy fail entirely. Either way, you're constantly looking for new ways to help your child cope (and maybe even to give yourself a bit of relief as well). Tension and trauma release exercises (Known as Tre™) is an approach that shows promise for both reducing stress and managing the symptoms of PTSD, autism, ADHD, and more. Today I'm breaking down everything you need to know about Tre™ and how it can help your child (and you)!
1. Reducing stress and anxiety
Tension and trauma release exercises (Tre™) have been shown to be extremely effective in reducing stress and anxiety. This is something a lot of parents I work with deal with and a major roadblock for their young adults who are struggling to become independent. Research is showing that Tre™ also significantly reduces symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Research also shows that people have a massive reduction in the number of panic attacks and anxiety after about 12 weeks of practicing Tre™ regularly.
2. Improving sleep quality
Tre™ is also shown to greatly improve sleep quality. One study found that Tre™ was even able to significantly improve sleep quality in individuals struggling with chronic insomnia. The study found that participants who regularly use Tre™ slept deeper, and for longer periods of time. They also reported less daytime fatigue and better concentration.
3. Reducing pain
Tre™ is an effective treatment for reducing pain because pain is often exacerbated when stress levels are high and sleep quality is low. Many participants in the Tre™ research studies reported having less pain, and even an increased range of motion compared to those who were not doing any time of tension-relieving exercise.
4. Increasing energy levels
The greatest benefit of getting great sleep and having less stress is the enormous increase in energy levels! Some of Dr. Berceli's (the pioneer of Tre™ exercises) lead researchers to believe there could be a link between Tre™ and an increase in levels of serotonin (that's the hormone responsible for feelings of happiness and well-being). This belief is rooted in the fact that many of the research participants report having an increase in energy levels and marked improvement in moods compared.
5. Improving mental health
Overall, Tre™ shows an incredible benefit in improving mental health. Those in the research studies, and thousands of others who have given testimony all agree that Tre™ is associated with significant improvements in their depression, anxiety, and stress levels.
Tre™ is an incredible way to complement your current treatments. The best part is that it's an all-natural approach to managing symptoms, so you don't have to worry about how it may interact with other treatments. If you're interested in learning more about Tre™, I will link my favorite learning resources at the end of this blog. But if you're ready to learn a couple of simple Tre™ exercises that could help you right now, download my free guide to coping with anxiety.
Additional Tre™ Resources
- An in-depth look at my exclusive 5-week course that teaches you everything you need to know about helping your child make progress on their path to independence.
- The ultimate guide to all of Dr. Berceli's research and how Tre™ works.
- All of Dr. Berceli's research studies.
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