Breathing Right has so many benefits that you will be amazed!
Breathing right for relaxation & stress reduction is one of the best known form of exercise which doesn’t use any medicine and has been scientifically proven to:
Reduce blood pressure
It will take 5-10 minutes to complete this breathing exercise for relaxation and you will notice the difference before & after the exercise right away.
Sit or lie down in a comfortable position.
Keep breathing normally and focus on it for 3 minutes.
Just observe how you are breathing.
You can close your eyes if you like.
After around 3 minutes of normal breathing, inhale deeply, as deep as you can through your nose. It should cause your chest to rise and your stomach/abdomen to expand.
Hold the breath for 5 seconds and start letting it go slowly through your mouth.
Exhale fully forcing every last bit of breath out.
The time it takes to inhale should be 3-5 seconds.
To exhale it should take 8-10 seconds.
Do this for around 3 minutes the first 3 days increasing this to around 10 minutes daily.
You may start feeling light headed after this which is a good sign. You will be normal within a few minutes.
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