Most people feel a bit uneasy when they see blood or have to get a needle. For some people, however, seeing blood or needles causes them to feel light-headed or actually faint. It is rare to faint from anxiety unless you have this problem. Children or teens who faint when they get an injection or have blood drawn might benefit from learning a simple technique that will help them either prevent fainting altogether, or speed up the recovery time if they do faint.
Download this resource to learn about Applied Tension Technique and how to use it as a strategy to help prevent fainting and reduce anxiety.