According to the book Human Biology published by Thompson Rivers University the interesting fact about breathing is we do it regardless of any attention to it, which comes automatically to us and this essential bodily function is completely unconscious and involuntary. How we breathe affects our health and breath can be controlled if we are conscious of our breathing patterns. Like deep breathing is a relaxation technique which reduces tension, stress, anxiety that impacts our body in many positive ways.
Breathing affects and impacts our health, thus deep breathing methods and practices helps us to affect our body in positive ways. Deep breathing has multiple benefits – controls blood pressure and sugar, helps to deal with anxiety and stress, increase attention and alertness, better digestive system, COPD, autoimmune diseases and so on. Simply put, deep breathing is trying to fill up our lungs with air, which is not something done when we are normally breathing. It slows down our breath, relaxing our body and calming our mind. Learn more about how deep breathing works and how it can be advantageous for your health from this article published in everydayhealth.com.