Breathing for Hypertension with Deane Hillsman, MD

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Hypertension can be helped by breathing properly. How we breathe affects our blood pressure as much as 10-15 points. Sympathetic vs parasympathetic breathing has a major effect on blood pressure. Slow abdominal breathing is relaxing. Relaxed breathing is more efficient, especially during prolonged exhalation. Breathing patterns can be taught that increase the efficiency of breathing.

 

 

 

Breathing for Hypertension with Deane Hillsman, MD

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