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A 17-year-old male asked:

What are some good breathing exercises for relaxation or for increased focus or alertness?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Many Good Ones: Proper breathing is the key to relaxation/stress reduction and good heath! there are many good exercises. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02039/the-art-and-science-of-breathing.Html for an excellent overview. Also check out http://healthland.Time.Com/2012/10/08/6-breathing-exercises-to-relax-in-10-minutes-or-less/ enjoy!
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Great answer! I was going to also answer, but I couldn't improve on this. Be well!
Aug 7, 2013

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