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Doctor insights on: List Of Pranayama Breathing Exercises

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Chest pain in right side and middle. Its paining more while pressing. Paining while moving, breathing, head down, morning exercise and yoga. ?

Chest pain in right side and middle. Its paining more while  pressing.
Paining while moving, breathing, head down, morning exercise    and yoga. ?

Costochondritis?: Rib bones don't come all the way to breast bone. Last few inches are more elastic cartilage so your chest can rise w/ breath & twist when you do. Where cartilage meets rib or breast bone, is a joint that gets inflamed & painful under right circumstances, like too much coughing, twisting, heavy lifting, etc. Can last up to 8 weeks, responds to ibuprofen. See md if worsening or persisting. ...Read more

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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Bingeing for 27 yrs always in therapy incl cbt, ret, group, analysis, oa, ssris, bupropion, diaphr.Breathing, yoga, meditation, exercise...Is there still hope?

Bingeing for 27 yrs always in therapy incl cbt, ret, group, analysis, oa, ssris, bupropion, diaphr.Breathing, yoga, meditation, exercise...Is there still hope?

Yes!: Bingeing and eating disorders are like other addictive conditions where one can nevertheless develop strategies to live a full and contented life. There is always the possibility of a "flare-up". The key sometimes is to be consistent with these strategies no matter what and to make the goal to binge less whatever frequency that turns out to be. ...Read more

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Should I do pranayama(breathing exrecises including Kapalbhati) before or after doing workout and lifting weights in the gym?

Should I do pranayama(breathing exrecises including Kapalbhati) before or after doing workout and lifting weights in the gym?

Exercise: Surely breathing and stretching before and after cardio or weight lifting is excellent. You will have to gauge how long before and after your workouts you have to dedicate. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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What's the proper breathing technique for Bikram yoga?

What's the proper breathing technique for Bikram yoga?

Bikram Yoga: Working with a bikram-certified yoga teacher in the moment is the best way to learn the breathing techniques needed. S/he should give proper instructions. In some poses you are breathing normally, but keeping your lungs 80% full at all times; in others like forward bends you are exhaling completely. Pairing the breath with the pose being done is key. http://tinyurl.com/nfc6aqg. ...Read more

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How does breathing through only the nose affect someone doing vinyasa yoga?

How does breathing through only the nose affect someone doing vinyasa yoga?

Relaxes you: Breathing through the nose allows your laryngwal muscles to relax and actually opens the vocal cords. It's will actually help most coughing fit to close your mouth and breathe through your nose ...Read more

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Is iyengar yoga really effective in helping me control my breathing and circulation?

Is iyengar yoga really effective in helping me control my breathing and circulation?

See below: Any yoga practice can help you learn to control your breathing which is called pranayama. Movement in yoga certainly can get your heart pumping and improve your exercise tolerance and your ability to extract oxygen and other nutrients from your blood and gastrointestinal system. I do not think there is any particular advantage of iyengar over other forms. ...Read more

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Hi, is it okay, if I do deep breathing with all the yoga postures? Or will it cause pain in ribs or ribs breakage in some postures?

Hi, is it okay, if I do deep breathing with all the yoga postures? Or will it cause pain in ribs or ribs breakage in some postures?

A young healthy girl: Ur age will not break or weaken ribs by deep breathing in Yoga . This would take constable force like a fall or auto accident. Don't worry. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of doing breathing exercise?

What is the benefit of doing breathing exercise?

Lung Capacity...: They are generally recommended to help increase lung capacity, or how much air your lungs can hold when you inhale deeply. How lung capacity affects our health is often overlooked, but it may in fact be one of the most important predictors of health and longevity. By the time we are 50 our lung capacity may be half of what it was in our youth. ...Read more

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What is the average breathing rate after exercise ?

What is the average breathing rate after exercise ?

Variable: Depends on conditioning and baseline. Goes up with exercize and returns to low normal with resting for ten minutes after completion! 14- 20 resting common. ...Read more

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If a person had a hard breathing when doing exercises should he avoid it?

If a person had a hard breathing when doing exercises should he avoid it?

Breathing & exercise: Difficulty breathing during exercise indicates a need for you to see your doctor. He/she will help you determine what exercise you can do. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more