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4 Times You Should Pay Attention to Your Breathing

Easy Health Options Staff. (n.d). 4 Times You Should Pay Attention to Your Breathing. Easy Health Options. https://easyhealthoptions.com/4-times-pay-attention-breathing/

Breathing is something your body does instinctively. Consider how, before you may even be fully aware of why, your breathing speeds up and becomes shallower in reaction to certain stressful situations, even thoughts. But just as it acts as an alert system, proper breathing can be used as a tool to reduce stress and anxiety, slow a fast-beating heart and improve oxygenation of your blood supply — all things that promote good health. This article discusses how your body uses breathing in different ways and when you should pay attention to how you are breathing.

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Sources:

  1. Proper Breathing Brings Better Health— Scientific American
  2. Despite odds, optimism boosts your life expectancy— Easy Health Options®