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breathing:

see respirationrespiration,
process by which an organism exchanges gases with its environment. The term now refers to the overall process by which oxygen is abstracted from air and is transported to the cells for the oxidation of organic molecules while carbon dioxide (CO2
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breathing

[′brēth·iŋ]
(engineering)
Opening and closing of a plastics mold in orderto let gases escape during molding. Also known as degassing.
Movement of gas, vapors, or air in and out of a storage-tank vent line as a result of liquid expansions and contractions induced by temperature changes.
(materials)
Permeability of plastic sheeting to air, bubbles, voids, or trapped gas globules.
(physiology)
Inhaling and exhaling.
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After recording of the cardiorespiratory responses, the subjects were given instructions for carrying out the yogic breathing techniques under expert guidance.
On a recent bike tour, I passed the gung-ho male bikers simply by using deep yogic breathing while they were panting furiously, mouths open and breaths shortening.
People who are mouth-breathers are much more susceptible to respiratory problems because there's no protection in the throat,'' says Roberts, who has been practicing yogic breathing for 22 years.
demonstrated an increase in low frequency (marker of sympathetic activity) and decrease in high frequency (marker of parasympathetic activity) in heart rate variability (HRV) and concluded with shift of sympathovagal balance toward sympathetic side as an immediate effect of ANB on HRV in non-practitioner of yogic breathing.
The practice of Yogic breathing has been shown to decrease resting oxygen consumption, [8] which may be the reason for the decrease in heart rate in the SKY group.
It has been suggested that well-performed slow yogic breathing decreases sympathetic activity during altitude- induced hypoxia, by increasing oxygenation without altering minute ventilation.
And one of the ways is - deep abdominal breathing or yogic breathing wherein the abdomen fills up with air like a balloon during inhalation and deflates at exhalation.
It is called laughter yoga because the laughter exercises are combined with yogic breathing.
Laughter Yoga combines unconditional laughter with yogic breathing called pranayama.
The combination of unconditional laughter and yogic breathing is said to stretch muscles and trigger endorphins - the chemical in the brain known for its feel-good effect.
Improvement in oxidative status with Yogic breathing in young healthy males.