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How would perform kapalabhati exercise?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
By doing...: Kapalbhati pranayama is a type of breathing exercise that helps you rid of various ailments over a period of time. "kapal" means forehead and "bhati" means shining. Eventually, kapabhati should bring about a glow on the face of the practitioner. Kapalabhati is done in a sitting posture. Focus on "exhaling". Inhale as normal. Exhale and simultaneously contract the abdomen muscles with each exhale!

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