Diaphragmatic Breathing techniques

The Many Benefits and Techniques of Diaphragmatic Breathing

December 21, 2022

Research and studies show that diaphragmatic breathing has many benefits that affect your entire body. But what is diaphragmatic breathing? It is a breathing exercise that engages your diaphragm, an important muscle that enables you to breathe. Also known as belly or abdominal breathing, it is the foundation of almost all meditation or relaxation techniques, which lowers stress levels, reduces blood pressure, and regulates other critical body functions.

The benefits of diaphragmatic breathing are huge. It lowers stress hormones of the body which helps us to relax, helps to manage post-traumatic stress disorder, lowers heart rate and blood pressure, increases core strength making muscles more stable and effective and helps to manage or cope with COPD in a better way.  There are several breathing techniques to choose from on diaphragmatic breathing and, understanding your breath patterns, feelings and physiological problems lets you identify which one is best suited for you. If you are suffering from COPD, asthma or any other lung condition diaphragmatic breathing can help you to ease your problems. To know more read this Healthline article which gives you breathing techniques too.

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