abdominal breathing

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breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles

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She was admitted to the medical intensive care unit (MICU), where she remained tachypneic with stridor and paradoxical abdominal breathing. She was treated with intravenous dexamethasone and started on a 70: 30 ratio of helium-to-oxygen mixture.
We learn abdominal breathing and meditation, where we are encouraged to channel positive energy.
"I've taken to practicing abdominal breathing while driving in heavy traffic to calm my nerves and keep my irritation in check," Yehia said.
Deep abdominal breathing helps to focus the mind on the present moment which is where this state of Peace of Mind resides and we can go there anytime through the pathway of deep breathing.
"We train the child to manage their symptoms by teaching them abdominal breathing and to voluntarily open their vocal cords when they're trying to breathe," says Hollinger.
"If you learn how to do deep abdominal breathing techniques effectively you can calm yourself, lower your heart rate and relax all those tense muscles as well as your racing mind.
The present study investigated the effects of two different simple exercises, treadmill and abdominal breathing, on the concentration of SIgA and cortisol in saliva.
"Once you get connected with your abdominal breathing, you start to observe yourself and taking more pauses.
In addition, oncology nurses can seek out education and training in cognitive-behavioral therapy principles, which can help them offer patients guidance on techniques such as progressive muscle relaxation or abdominal breathing exercises.
Certified yoga instructor Fabio Andrico and professional model Yamila Diaz present Breathe: The Perfect Harmony of Breathing, an instructional DVD about the Tibetan tradition of Yantra Yoga with especial focus on training in techniques of abdominal breathing. Simple exercises with roots in venerated traditions help the viewer incorporate ancient breathing techniques into everyday life for better health, awareness, and clarity of mind.
Sometimes called Chinese yoga, Qigong is a mind-body practice that melds slow graceful movements, mental focus and deep abdominal breathing to boost and balance a person's vital energy, or 'qi'.
The purpose of this study was to assess the psychophysiological stress-reducing properties of progressive relaxation compared with hypnosis, and deep abdominal breathing compared with a baseline condition, while controlling for hypnotizability.
They suggest muscle relaxation techniques, abdominal breathing, meditation, anger management and counting sheep.
Marek advocates the use of appoggio, the method of breathing outlined in bel canto treatises, which combines intercostal and abdominal breathing. Consistent with the emphasis upon historical wisdom, the text proffers breathing exercises used by Francesco Lamperti, William Shakespeare, Manuel Garcia I, and Manuel Garcia II.