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Benefits of Diaphragm Breathing by Viv Patient Expert Posted Tue 22 Sep 2009 9:50am Hello Everyone, Breathing in special ways, such as diaphragm breathing, has three important benefits 1. It relaxes all the muscles of the chest and abdomen. During times of high stress or pain, these muscles will tighten up and restrict normal body function. Diaphragm breathing can keep these chest and abdominal muscles ... Read on »
3-D Breath- the Diaphragm and the Core by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 1:15am by Dr. Martha Eddy “Just found your site. I am a long time Rebirther and recently began teaching a “Breathing for Relaxation” class at a senior center. There are 8 men and 2 women, all in their 80’s! I distributed a copy of our respiratory system so that we could track how physiologically our breathing works. Then as we talked about che ... Read on »
THE IMPORTANCE OF BREATHING FROM DEEP DOWN IN YOUR DIAPHRAGM by kimmie1980ca Posted Sat 08 Sep 2012 2:17am If you ever find yourself in the midst of a panic attack or stressful moment, try taking a deep breath — no, a really deep breath. All of the yogis out there will already know what I'm talking about since deep breathing is an integral part of yoga. When I say "deep" what I'm really referring to is your diaphragm (the large muscle rig ... Read on »
Breathe Easier with Diaphragmatic Breathing by Jane M. Certified Respiratory Therapist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:01pm Last time we talked about pursed lip breathing for COPD - what it is, and why it helps when you're short of breath (SOB). Today we're going to go a step further and learn about diaphragmatic - also called belly, or abdominal - breathing. Remember that some of these techniques can be used with other pulmonary disorders as well, but as always, ch ... Read on »
Treat Anxiety and Boost Energy with Diaphragmatic Breathing by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:32am Breathing properly can make a huge difference both mentally and physically. Unfortunately there are several barriers that may prevent you from breathing from your abdominal area. Poor posture, stress and anxiety and even tight clothing may prompt you to breathe using your chest muscles rather than the diaphragm. Diaphragmatic breathin ... Read on »
A Lesson in Diaphragmatic Breathing by Sandy Patient Expert Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:44pm Good Evening Folks, It's a very warm evening here in sunny Florida!! But who's complaining, as long as we have air conditioning... thats all that counts!! I would like to take you back to Lori Palermo's vacation with me at Ft. Myers Beach last month. One evening Lori and I were talking about her dad being barrel chested with his COPD ... Read on »
DIAPHRAGMATIC BREATHING FOR PAIN RELIEF... by Barmac Posted Sun 25 Sep 2011 1:31pm If you are suffering from lower back pain from standing on your feet all day, then try the 'Diaphragmatic Breathing'. Weak abdominal muscles are often the cause of lower back pain which can be helped by doing some diaphragmatic breathing. This is achieved by breathing through your nose and out through your mouth, allowing the mouth ... Read on »
Diaphragmatic or abdominal breathing is by Mary Pougnet Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Nov 2010 10:40am Diaphragmatic or abdominal breathing is a simple, yet powerful relaxation technique. #MaryWoznyHealth Read on »
Three Breathing Techniques to Im... by passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:22pm Three Breathing Techniques to Improve Your Life By Kacper Postawski Few people know how to breathe correctly and this can cause fatigue and unnecessary feelings of stress. It can also cause you to have difficulty falling asleep at night. The human body was designed to breathe using the diaphragm muscle rather than the chest ... Read on »