Advantages of Deep Breathing

Close your eyes, not a worry in the world. Now, inhale deep and exhale slowly…

We bet you’ve come across this phrase (or similar) sometime in your life. There is a reason people suggest doing this and more often than not it is associated with relieving stress and tension. This is true, but did you know that performing short sessions of uninterrupted deep breathing also has a lot of other advantages for your body and mind? These can be listed as:

  1. Relieve stress & anxiety (duh)
  2. Help provide relief from physical and mental pain
  3. Helps your body’s immune system
  4. Lowers blood pressure and regulates blood sugar levels
  5. Increases energy levels
  6. Helps detoxify the body
  7. Aids in healthy digestion

Performing just 5 minutes of deep breathing exercises everyday can improve your physical and mental performance over time. Just like working out in the gym, do this consistently to see results over time! Get started and remember:

Take a deep breath in and exhale slowly

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