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Allow natural breathing with abdominal muscle biofeedback [1, 2]

When I allowed my lower abdomen to expand during inhalation without any striving and slightly constrict during exhalation, breathing was effortless.  At the end of exhalation, I just paused  and then the air flowed in without any effort.  1,134 more words

Practice Better Breathing

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Learning to breathe more effectively and efficiently is a great way to reduce feelings of stress, manage anxiety and improve your overall health and wellness. 736 more words

Wellness

Abdominal Breathing - A technique to improve the state of physical and mental well-being

Benefits: –

  • Abdominal or diaphragmatic breathing is practised by enhancing the action of the diaphragm and minimizing the action of the rib cage. The diaphragm is a domed sheet of muscle that separates the lungs from the abdominal cavity and, when function correctly, promotes the most efficient type of breathing.
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Yoga

Take One Yoga Breath and Repeat after Me, “THANKSGIVING IS NOT PRE-CHRISTMAS”

  

I’ve just turned on my television and I am inundated with Christmas deals. I open my email and just because the holiday season is upon us it says I can have something to be thankful for; 25% off, 30%, 35%, BOGO+50% off my second item, and even just plain BOGO- I can literally… 266 more words

Deal with the "Ahem" bug and asthma cough

Recently I heard the advice “Always take longer to breathe OUT than you took to breathe IN.”

That was the best way to describe what I had already discovered, and which has helped me out of many potentially embarrassing situations when there is a continuing need to clear my throat or cough to clear mucus from air passages. 377 more words

Health

Take a deep breath...

Deep breathing relieves stress and anxiety due to its physiological effect on the nervous system. Breathing slowly and mindfully activates the hypothalamus, connected to the pituitary gland in the brain, to send out neurohormones that inhibit stress-producing hormones and trigger a relaxation response in the body. 1,104 more words

Health