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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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It, too, is based upon yogic breathing, and uses the rhythm of the breath to bring about a state of meditation - to free the mind of fear, guilt and anger.
Do yogic breathing to quiet the mind and center your focus.
WHAT YOU CAN DO: Try yogic breathing - breathe in for three seconds, hold for three, then breathe out for six seconds.
Birthlight encourages mothers from the early stages of pregnancy to be in tune with their bodies and baby, to learn relaxation and de-stressing methods, to use yogic breathing techniques to control the muscles used in the birth process and to give birth lightly with minimal, if any, damage to the body or trauma to the child.
Use the yogic breathing technique of ujjayi, the `victorious' breath whenever you need to keep your cool.
While simple stretching exercises improved fatigue, patients who participated in yoga that incorporated yogic breathing, postures, meditation and relaxation techniques into their treatment plan experienced improved physical functioning, better general health and lower cortisol (stress hormone) levels.
Yogic breathing techniques also have been shown to decrease children's hyperactivity, inattention, and anxiety; while also improving peer relations.