Digestion

Impact of Deep Breathing for Better Functions of Digestive System

December 22, 2022

With the holiday season around the corner all of us will be eating lots of food, enjoying family dinners, and all the traditional baked goodies. This might require a little bit of help in improving your digestion. Taking long and deep breaths support parts of the body that play significant roles in the digestive system improving digestion. Studies show that deep breathing not only manages to regulate stress but it can also treat chronic respiratory diseases. Stress slows down our digestive process and causes discomfort in bowel movements. Thus, to reduce overall stress practice deep breathing, which may also ease pressure from the gut.

According to the University of Michigan Health, activating diaphragm breathing can also activate the parasympathetic system, that is associated with both relaxation and negate gastrointestinal problems like indigestion. Learn how to take deep breaths with this news on verywellhealth.com by Lauren Manaker.

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