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Breathing Exercises To Relieve Stress
I heard that a good breathing exercise will relieve us from stress. What is the correct procedure for a that and whatis the best time?
See Below!: Breathing exercises to relieve stress are good to do at anytime, especially when feeling stressed. They are effective because they 1st provide a distraction. Oxygen is also life and needed for every chemical reaction that takes place in the body, it provides additional energy for the heart, brain and blood vessels. Breathe in, hold 10 secs, then breathe out through pursed lips. Wow! i feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lying flat, psychological stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: s...
Question cut off: Obviously - this needs medical assessment. If no underlying medical problem - Find a quiet place. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...Read more
I am having gastric problem which increases due to stress & giving breathing problem when gas goes out i get relief. Pl help ?
Started doing deep breathing exercises to try help ease anxiety and stress. Chest (or lungs) hurt for a little while after. Is this normal?
I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lying flat, psychological stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: g...
Where can I find a doctor in scranton, pa that teaches breathing retraining exercises? Asthma, stress, & anxiety has caused problems for my lungs.
Pittsburgh: The nearest center with expertise in treatment of respiratory disorders would be pittsburgh, pa. You can see any of the lung specialists at upmc. Another alternative would be to find a local speech and language pathologist who can teach you those exercises. Detailed evaluation by a lung specialist might be more useful in the long run. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing irregular heartbeat (worsened by: psychological stress) , difficulty breathing, rapid heart rate (worsened by: after exercise) and?
You need to see a physician to evaluate your heart.
There are many possibilities that could be happening. ...Read more
I am experiencing wheezing (worsened by: breathing in cold air, psychological stress, after exercise, lying flat, exposure to secondhand smoke, during cold or flu) (quality: occurs with skin flushing (turning red and hot)) , shortness of breath (time fra
Hi do you have any advice on how to control stress, I'm so stressed and I need something to help it like tips on breathing or exercising etc?
Feeling disturbed, stressed, down, difficulty breathing.don't have any stress as such just basic daily activity stress .all my blood tats are normal?
Am having breathing problem due to some stress and annxiety for the moment its really painful as have to take deep breath often. Sometimes I suffocate?
Help of professional: I suggest you seek the help of a psychiatrist specializing in anxiety to do the evaluation, if it turns to be mild anxiety disorder then therapy and self help measures are probably enough, however if it turns to be moderate to severe then medication plus all of the above will be necessary to achieve a renission. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Something either pneumonia 4 months ago, anxiety, stress, i don't know... Threw my breathing pattern off and i can't fix it. Causing horrible symptoms?
Seen a doc?: Sometimes, after the body has been ill, we stop trusting it, waiting for more symptoms. This increases the anxiety level, adds stress, lowers the autoimmune function, which can cause all kinds of symptoms, especially those that initially triggered the anxiety. Yoga can often help, lowering anxiety, regulating breathing and focusing on positive control of body functions. Avoid the word "can't". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I sometimes have problems breathing. Can that be because of stress? My gp told me some teenagers have this problem too.
Asthma or anxiety...: Trouble breathing is never normal even for teenagers. Do you have trouble breathing out, tightness in the chest or wheezing? Then this could be asthma. Is the trouble triggered by fear/stress an associated with rapid breathing and heart rate. Then is could be anxiety. Anxiety can also trigger asthma. It is tricky. Get a second opinion! ...Read more
My wife occasionally wakes me up says i stop breathing i also have had lightheaded little disoriented been overly stressed as well.
Possible sleep apnea: It is time for you to go to your pcp or sleep specialist because you may have sleep apnea. Obviously, there are a number of other conditions for us to be concerned about as well, and appropriate medical evaluation and testing, should give us the diagnosis of what appears to be a very treatable condition. So don't delay, go to your pcp asap, as treatment can greatly benefit your overall health! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Somtime i have shallow breathing lasting for 2 or 3 days, not always, but once in a month or 2 months.. i dont snore during night. no stress..
Diary: there may be a pattern of exposure that would be noticed perhaps if you keep a diary of when this happens, what you were doing, eating, exposed to, etc ...Read more
How do I concentrate less on my breathing pattern? I had to start on advair for asthma at age 27. I can't stop concentrating on my breathing. Stress..
Peak flow meter: If you are breathing well without wheezing you will be able to concentrate less on your breathing. Your asthma should be under good control. You may benefit from a peak flow meter which can be used at home to determine how well you are breathing. If you score well on the meter then you can rest assured that you are in good shape and you can then concentrate on other matters. ...Read more
I was under stress yesterday and was suddenly very week with shallow breathing. I laid down and drank a coke until lunch time. I am a 55 year old male in good health. Height 5'10 155 lbs.
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