In the uncertain world we live in today, stress is a huge health issue and getting larger every day. Stress intensifies some health problems and is the cause of many others. Simple breathing techniques can radically reduce the effects of stress on your body and on your mind. Getting the oxygen flowing gently to your brain seems to clear your mind and invigorates our thought processes, bringing our thinking into focus. The practice of a few different types of breathing exercise can relieve stress and begin to alleviate stress related health problems.
One of the very first things I ask my patients with panic disorder to do is to learn and practice belly breathing. I recommend it to you as well. Here's the breathing exercise.
People with respiratory diseases such as COPD can greatly benefit from . Many times these patients stop whatever activity they are doing because they become short of breath. Maintaining a regular breathing exercise regimen, a person with such problems can begin to utilize and strengthen their lungs. Breathing will become easier and they will have more energy to do the things they enjoy.
Practicing breathing exercises increases your oxygen intake by as much as 20% thereby increasing your overall health. More oxygen to your internal organs will truly liven things up inside. It is something like the caffeine rush we encounter on Monday mornings from the Mocha Alert Cappuccino. You will begin to feel more energy and an increased drive to more after only a few sessions. Panic Attacks and the Relaxing Breath