It can lower blood pressure and provide an almost immediate sense of calm. The slow holding of breath allows CO2 to build up in the blood. An increased blood CO2enhances the cardio-inhibitory response of the vagus nerve when you exhale and stimulates your parasympathetic system.
Breathing exercises can help you relax, because they make your body feel like it does when you are already relaxed. Deep breathing is one of the best ways to lower stress in the body. … Breathing exercises are a good way to relax, reduce tension, and relieve stress. Breathing exercises are easy to learn and implement anytime, anywhere.
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