You can hack your breathing for a few minutes a day, but you cannot change it long term until you understand your personal and unique stress triggers.
When breathing increases in response to any stimulus, it can create stress which can lead to negative physical reactions in susceptible people. Wearing a mask creates a slight reduction in airflow, which causes a compensatory response of over-breathing (hyperventilation). Hyperventilation is a well documented cause of many diverse symptoms in all humans. With people who... Continue Reading →
Handwashing was a crucial new behaviour that changed disease outcomes. Nasal breathing is a behaviour that could prevent illness and should be adopted as "Normal Behaviour" - especially during a respiratory pandemic.
Do you take Anticholinergics regularly? You may be increasing your risk for developing Dementia, according to this study. What are anticholinergics? These are medications used to relieve asthma attacks and reduce spasm of smooth muscle tissue - like the muscles that make up your airways, digestive tract or urinary system. Asthmatics regularly use anticholinergics like... Continue Reading →