Breathing Exercise

Postpartum exercise: Treating the Diastasis Recti

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Pregnancy can cause changes in body shapes especially there will be significant changes in the abdominal part. Most pregnant women must experience this unpleasant changes and mostly complain about their saggy belly after giving birth. This problem could be caused by Diastasis Recti.  Diastasis recti is a condition where your midline abdominal muscle or known as the ‘six-pack’ muscle is partially or completely separate. One research shows that around 60% of pregnant women experience diastasis recti during their pregnancy and or postpartum. However, it apparently happens not only to pregnant women, but this could affect men who did wrong moves...

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5 Signs You Need to Take Shortness of Breath Seriously

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At some point in your life, you may experience breathing difficulties, such as shortness of breath or commonly known as dyspnea. Shortness of breath is a condition where breathing becomes a difficult thing to do because you cannot fully inhale air into your lungs--which can be caused by heart or lung problems. Temporary shortness of breath may also often occur when you have been physically active. Unlike temporary shortness of breath, sudden shortness of breath can be such a worry when you are not certain what is the cause of it. This condition requires immediate attention and help immediately.  Emergency...

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How to Stop Sleep Apnea

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For most people, snoring can be very irritating and annoying, especially when you need a good night’s sleep. Snoring can easily result in sleepless nights. Not only snoring can cause a lot of annoyance, but also a sign of medical issues. Snoring is known as one of the symptoms of sleep apnea. A lot of people wonder why snoring can be harmful, it is because having sleep apnea can increase the risk for health problems besides being an interference for your sleep. Also, snoring can cause breathing problems in the long run if left untreated. To know how to treat...

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Fact Check: Correlation Of Breathing Exercise & Mental Health

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Proper breathing plays a crucial part in maintaining our health. Breathing sends oxygen into your bloodstream and pumps your body with all the important molecules for metabolic processes and filtering out unnecessary waste through carbon dioxide.  One thing that should be noted is that not all breathing is the same, why you might ask? you reach a better level of health when you take deeper breaths. Practicing deep breathing has been deemed as an excellent solution to help deal with psychological issues such as stress and anxiety. Breathing exercise for anxiety offers simple pathways yet significant benefits for your mental...

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Fun & Simple Breathing Exercises For Kids

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If you are thinking to encourage youngsters to engage in calming exercises, you need to find a way to make it simple and fun to do. Breathing exercises for kids can begin with the easiest strategy--which is deep breathing. Deep breathing sends a signal to your brain to calm down. This signal is the fastest way to bring your body back to neutral. You might not know this until now, but deep breathing is one of the most common breathing exercises for kids.  There are several strategies for deep breathing, such as: Deep Belly Breathing To breathe deeply with the...

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