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Diaphragmatic Breathing

Learning to breathe correctly is essential for health and wellbeing and diaphragmatic breathing is an easy and effect way to learn how to breathe properly. Proper breathing is helpful in stabilizing and managing emotional disturbances and relieving anxiety.

Diaphragmatic breathing activates the Vagus Nerve which is the longest nerve in the body and is connected to your heart, lungs and diaphragm. The Vagus Nerve releases a neurotransmitter called Acetylcholine, which stimulates the growth and repair of nerve cells in your brain, boosts your immunity, reduces inflammation and makes you feel a whole lot calmer, Long, deep and controlled breathing reduces your blood pressure, improves cell function, and reduces the long-term organ damage. Find out more on how you can breathe deeply to live longer here …

Guest Contributor: Emily Rack
Business Name: Horatios Jar
Publisher: Digital Schools

Emily Rack is a yoga teacher, meditation instructor and freelance writer. She runs yoga and meditation classes, courses and workshops in schools and the wider community & is passionate about teaching the art of mindfulness


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