Using breathing exercises
to relax can relieve hot flashes--sometimes the frequency, sometimes the intensity, sometimes both, says Freedman (see "Breathe After Me").
Brindley, who has asthma and worked with doctors, physiotherapists, and nurses to develop a professional training course for the use of therapeutic breathing exercises
, offers a guide to using these exercises to improve day-to-day breathing, for those with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and physiotherapists, physical therapists, and carers who work with them.
This breathing exercise
should be done for 5 minutes every morning as it recharges you for the day.
Although patients had been instructed to perform the device-guided breathing exercise
daily, they actually did it for a mean of 5.
Those who cannot digest these qualities of Modi should do kapl bhati (a yogic breathing exercise
made famous by the Baba) and improve their digestion," he said, in a clear reference to Modi's critics in BJP.
This simple abdominal breathing exercise
is extremely effective in calming the mind, releasing tension and energising the body.
Or try a breathing exercise
, breathing in through the nose, holding your breath for ten seconds, then breathing out through your mouth, then relaxing;
Digestive breathing is a simple but effective breathing exercise
that can help improve your digestion.
Photo: Instructor Kevin O'Kane leads students in a breathing exercise
at Angel City Yoga in Studio City.
The series begins with a breathing exercise
, Pranayama Breathing, followed by preparatory postures: Half Moon Pose (combined with Hands to Feet Pose), Awkward Pose, and then Eagle.
RESPeRATE automatically analyzes the user's breathing rate and pattern and then interactively guides the user through a therapeutic breathing exercise
that effortlessly slows the breathing from a normal rate of 14 to 18 breaths per minute to the "therapeutic zone" of less than 10 breaths per minute with prolonged exhalation.
She showed the youngsters a breathing exercise
and explained the need to inhale medication before their symptoms peak.