Alternative Therapies For Asthma Treatment Biofeedback Holds Promise

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Are there effective alternative therapies for asthma? Many researchers believe biofeedback holds promise as a way to help asthma patients. What is biofeedback all about? It involves measuring a person’s body processes like heart rate, blood pressure, galvanic skin response, etc and providing this information to the person in real time. This creates awareness of […]


Asthma Control Tips On How To Cure Your Asthma Naturally

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With over 17 million people in the United States alone suffering from Asthma and consequently seeking some form of asthma control, this respiratory disease has proven to be a very debilitating hindrance to optimal health. Breathing is the very essence of life and for this disease to hinder its natural process, an effective Asthma control […]


Asthma Treatment Medications May Not Be Worth The Side Effects

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As with most conventional drugs, when one truly considers the side-effects that the drugs may have, it makes one wonder if they are even worth being prescribed and used both by the medical fraternity and vulnerable patients. For asthma treatment, this is no exception. Having suffered from asthma personally from the age of 7 (well, […]


Healing Through Qigong The Art Of Breathing

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The word ‘Qigong’ is made up of the two words ‘Qi’ (meaning breath or gas in Mandarin) and ‘Gong’ (meaning technique or work). Thus Qigong basically means ‘breath work’. Qigong, therefore, is a technique of traditional Chinese medicine involving the regulation and coordination of breathing patterns to ensure good health. Qigong is believed to be […]


Are You Scared To Make Love Because Of Asthma

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With all the kissing, embracing, sensuous motions and the climaxing involved, sex does involve a lot of heavy breathing. This, as enjoyable as it may be, does dry out the airway passages and if one partner in a love-making session is asthmatic, sadly this could aggravate an attack…and, well end the fun stuff. So what’s […]


Tips To Improve Your Asthma

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1. Practice breathing from the diaphragm or abdomen instead of the chest. When you are breathing correctly the belly will push outward on breathing in, and contract or tighten when breathing out. The chest and shoulders do not rise up. 2. If you do start wheezing or getting short of breath try to breath slower […]


The Relation Between Yoga And Tennis

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The elasticity of the muscles is essential particularly for the player of tennis because it needs the cat-like reflexes with glares of the force. However it does not mean that you must stretch your muscles as an any manner that you want because inaccurate drawing can make your muscles tight and can lose elasticity. Thus, […]


Important Facts About Scuba Diving

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There are a number of important facts about scuba diving that you need to know. The first one is that you need to have a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. These high pressure tanks that are strapped to the back of the diver, provide air to the diver that is regulated through a breathing device. This […]


The Scuba Equipment You Have To Have

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If you are planning to venture into the world of scuba diving, one thing you should definitely not do is be unprepared. Contrary to popular belief, scuba diving is not just about diving deep underwater in order to see the wonders of the sea. Scuba diving is something that requires much knowledge before it is […]


Women S Health And Fitness Reducing Cortisol Levels Can Help You To Lose Weight

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It is now known that stress can actually stop you losing weight especially around your middle. Stress can cause your body to secrete high levels of cortisol hormone into your bloodstream, because of your body’s “flight or fight” response to stress. Stress can be either psychological (mental and emotional) or physical. Cortisol is secreted by […]


Can Breathing Help You Lose Weight

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We all know that obesity is on the increase, we see it every day on TV and in magazines. The problem seems to be spiraling out of control. Common sense tells us that weight gain is just down to the plan and simple fact of eating too many calories and the wrong food choices but […]


Web Development Breathe Deep

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Can your website breathe? Think for a moment about your body and how it operates when you breathe. Air is inhaled, filling the lungs with oxygen and allowing that oxygen to recharge your blood cells as it cycles through your system. As you exhale the depleted waste called Co2 is forced from the lungs as […]


The Tao Of Breathing

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One of the impressions I have gained recently in speaking to Zen friends about practice is a certain attitude towards breathing in zazen. For the sake of brevity, and just for fun, I wish to refer to it as “samurai breathing”. I think it has its origins in the martial arts. The “samurai breath’ goes […]


The Danger Signs Of Pneumonia

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), pneumonia is the leading killer of children that causes more casualties than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. Approximately two million pneumonia-related deaths occue each year, accounting for one out of every five child deaths. The annual incidence of pneumonia is estimated at 151 million new cases per year, […]


Caffeine Addiction And Chronic Fatigue Recovery

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In spite of being a constituent in products commonly used for energy, caffeine over-stimulates the adrenal glands, which only causes the illusion of an increase in energy due to increasing the hormone adrenaline. Over time, excessive use of caffeinated substances will cause an adrenal addiction and the glands will produce less adrenaline naturally until they […]


Cpr

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The emergency first aid protocol for an unconscious person on whom both breathing and pulse cannot be detected is called cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It is a combination of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compressions. This kind of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation was first described in the Bible, but it fell out of practice. Drs. James Elam and Peter […]


Why Deep Breathing Is Essential For Us

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Deep breathing means – Adopting a habit of breathing deeply. From your nostril not from your mouth. That’s it ! Normally most people ( i.e. almost 95 % of all of us) who are leading a sedentary life style and working on jobs that requires ‘using their heads’ all day long, the outcome of a […]


What Do You Know About Indoor Pollution

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What do you know about indoor pollution? I never really thought much about it as you may not have either but I found that some people spend 90% of their time indoors. When you hear about pollution you nearly always picture some cars exhaust pipe or a large chimney stack pumping large plumes of black […]


Breathing Exercises Should Be One Of Your Tools In Completely Controlling Your Asthma Condition

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Until recently, western medical research has been inconclusive in determining whether or not there is real benefit for an asthmatic to conduct breathing exercises as part of an overall asthma management program. These exercises have certainly been popular in many alternative type programs but have not yet been embraced by allopathic, or traditional western physicians. […]