Alternate nostril breathing – a respiratory therapist and physiotherapist explains the breathing technique

Alternate nostril breathing is a yoga-based breathing exercise. It also helps people with breathing problems divert their attention to their breathing and therefore calm it.

Conscious breathing to calm when an asthma attack is coming on

During an acute asthma attack, the small airways constrict to such an extent that normal breathing is significantly impaired. More conscious breathing can mitigate respiratory distress.

Abdominal breathing – relearn and use breathing exercises

Abdominal breathing, also called diaphragmatic breathing, is based on calmly breathing in and out. With deep abdominal breathing you use your entire lung volume.

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