The effect of abdominal breathing.

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Can breathing be an exercise?

People who are lazy and don’t like to exercise say, “I only do breathing exercises!” When our bodies are tired, moved vigorously, shocked, or stressed, we need more oxygen, so we breathe deeper or busily without our knowledge.

Symptoms such as yawning, deep breathing, and panting are physiological phenomena in the human body’s automatic control system to quickly release harmful air from the body and quickly supply the necessary oxygen.

Artificially strengthening the automatic control system and controlling it according to your physical condition can be a very beneficial exercise equivalent to physical exercise.

It’s better to rest slowly?

Longer breathing and pulse is better for life than shortening urgently for animals and humans.

So far, studies in biology have shown that the heart rate per minute of Galapagos turtles with a lifespan of 170 years or more is six, while mice with a lifespan of less than seven years are 300 to 500 times.

Likewise, humans with an average speed of 90 times per minute have a 2.7 times higher mortality rate than those with 60 times.

Sea turtles with an average lifespan of 200 years only breathe two or three times a minute at most, and whales that can withstand water for 30 minutes after inhaling heavily once have a lifespan of about 120 years.

Slow-breathing elephants (60 to 70 years) and crocodiles (90 to 100 years) have similar or longer lifespan than humans, while fast-breathing cats (18 to 20 years) and dogs (12 to 15 years) are much shorter than humans.

What’s the effect of abdominal breathing?

1. Promoting metabolism.

Abdominal breathing consumes twice as much energy as pleural breathing, and an hour of abdominal breathing has an energy consumption effect equivalent to 25 minutes of walking exercise and 35 minutes of cycle exercise.

2. Remove belly fat.

Abdominal breathing reduces belly fat and blood cholesterol by using more abdominal muscles than chest breathing, helping to treat cardiovascular disease and stroke. Studies at the University of Oslo, Norway show that LDL cholesterol is effective in lowering and HDL cholesterol is effective in increasing.

3. Digestive promotion.

It helps relieve indigestion and constipation by helping the intestinal peristalsis by training the abdominal muscles to increase the internal pressure of the abdominal cavity.

4. Expedited discharge of waste products.

By absorbing more and more oxygen, it discharges waste from the body more effectively.

5. Reduce the burden on the heart.

By increasing the amount of oxygen the heart needs, it reduces the burden of heartbeat and helps increase lung capacity and cardiopulmonary stability.

6. Suppression of hypertension.

It expands peripheral blood vessels to suppress blood pressure from rising. If hypertensive patients take abdominal breathing for more than 10 minutes, their blood pressure will be 4 to 5 minutes later.

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7. Improving insomnia and depression.

It relieves my symptoms of insomnia and depression by activating parasympathetic nerves to provide psychological stability. In fact, there are many hospitals that treat patients with insomnia and depression using abdominal breathing. It is said that an EEG test after 30 minutes measures the “alpha” secreted when the body is in stable condition!