Scientific Articles: Diaphragmatic breathing

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Scientific Articles: Diaphragmatic breathing

The effect of diaphragmatic breathing on attention, negative affect and stress in healthy adults 

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A growing number of empirical studies have revealed that diaphragmatic breathing may trigger body relaxation responses and benefit both physical and mental health. However, the specific benefits of
on mental health remain largely unknown.

(…) Breathing practice, also known as “diaphragmatic breathing” or “deep breathing,” is defined as an efficient integrative body-mind training for dealing with stress and psychosomatic conditions. Diaphragmatic breathing involves contraction of the diaphragm, expansion of the belly, and deepening of inhalation and exhalation, which consequently decreases the respiration frequency and maximizes the amount of blood gases.

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