Are you Breathing Optimally?

What is optimal breathing?

  • Filters toxins and allergens from the air to prevent them from entering the body
  • Too cold warm air
  • Humidify too dry air

Why is optimal breathing important for your health?

  1. It filters particles and microorganisms from the air
  2. Fills the lungs with more volume and increases the exchange of blood from the lungs
  3. Keep carbon dioxide levels in the right balance
  4. Maintain an ideal pH in the blood
  5. Support to digest
  6. Improves mood, energy and memory
  7. Helps regulate the body
  8. Improve posture

What causes it?

Tips for healthy breathing

  • Exercise Regularly: Regular aerobic exercise helps increase lung capacity, which is the amount of oxygen a person can absorb with each breath.
  • Control your weight: Being overweight increases a person’s risk of developing breathing difficulties, such as obstructive sleep apnea. People can reduce this risk by maintaining a moderate weight.
  • Practice good posture. Practicing good posture helps ensure that your chest and the chest area of your spine are fully expanded.
  1. Sit in a chair and relax your neck and shoulder muscles.
  2. Breathe in slowly through your nose, keeping your mouth closed. Breathe in for 2 seconds.
  3. Puckered or pursed lips, like whistling or blowing out candles. Exhale slowly for 4 seconds.
  4. Repeat the above steps
  1. Sitting or lying down
  2. Place your hands on your stomach and feel the rise and fall of each breath.
  3. Close your mouth and inhale slowly through your nose while feeling your belly rise and inflate like a balloon.
  4. Exhale slowly through pursed lips, as if blowing bubbles, each exhale taking about two to three times longer than each inhalation.
  5. Repeat these steps for 5–10 minutes. Place your hands on your abdomen to help increase awareness of proper breathing techniques.

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