The Benefits of Breathing Exercises

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March 22nd, 2016

Having acute allergy or asthma problems can be difficult to deal with. If you have regular asthma attacks, then you might benefit from learning certain breathing exercises. The benefits of this might help to open up your airways allowing for an ease of breathing you haven’t felt in a long time. It takes discipline to practice these exercises on a regular basis, but if you commit to the routine it will help you in the long run. Breathing not only helps with physical illnesses like COPD, but it can also decrease mental stress as well, helping with panic attacks and stress. Respiratory and circulatory function is increased when you deep breath, and it also helps athletes with endurance. It’s amazing what taking in air a certain way can do for you entire body.

Some Techniques To Try Out For Symptom Improvements

Pursed-lip breathing and Diaphragmatic breathing are two different techniques to try. The way that you do pursed-lip breathing is with these steps:

This can improve the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide through your lungs. It also helps you to keep your airways open longer to expel old air, and allergens that are entering your body as you walk around during the day.

Diaphragmatic breathing is deep breathing way down to your belly. It’s very easy to do, just relax, inhale through your nose, and let your belly expand as you take in air all the way down through your stomach. It’s helpful to circulate the air all the way through the lungs. Shallow breathing or chest breathing isn’t going to get you the air you need to best serve your body. By being conscious of your breath intake you are going to take better, longer, and more effective streams of air. It’s much better for your lungs, heart, and muscles.

Helps With Chronic Pain and Depression

Being aware of your breathing by practicing these two simple exercises can help a host of ailments. It even helps decrease chronic pain in the body such as back, neck, or pain from autoimmune illnesses like Fibromyalgia.

Depression issues which leave the body feeling lost and tired, can be alleviated by the simple act of taking 10 minutes a few times per day to practice these simple breathing techniques.

Practice These During a Halotherapy Session

When you visit the Salt Suite for a Salt Therapy session, while you are in the salt room it’s helpful to practice mindful breathing exercises. No matter how you breathe during your time there you are going to get the benefits of the salt rooms with each session, but being aware of how you take in air will make the sessions all the more beneficial to you. So try a few breathing exercises to see how much of a difference it makes for you in eliminating breathing issues.