Health

Emphysema Explained

Emphysema is a nasty, chronic lung disease that ultimately gets worse over time. If you’re familiar with the term COPD, then you’ve probably heard of emphysema before. That’s because emphysema is a form of COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Our delicate lungs consist of tiny air sacs called alveoli. In a healthy breathing individual,…

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CapnoTrainer® Biofeedback Technology

Assessment and Education for dysfunctional breathing patterns using cutting edge biofeedback technology                 Do you have hidden hyperventilation– and imbalance of CO2 and O2 resulting in poor oxygenation? Do your dysfunctional Breathing be at the root of your Sleep Disorder? Find out quickly and easily with Capnograph “CapnoTrainer”–…

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Biochemistry of Breathing

BREATHING “Breathing and its potential effects on our lives, positive and negative, are enormous.  Appreciating this enormity is significantly enhanced by learning about the amazing physiology of breathing, which together with understanding breathing as motivated behavior, can account for the profound and far-reaching effects of breathing on health and performance.” Litchfield, Peter M. Phd –…

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Buteyko Breathing Method

It has been observed that over 90% of people suffer from some form of breathing problem that commonly includes mouth breathing, chest breathing, and hyperventilation. These breathing problems result in the reduction of oxygen levels in body cells which promote chronic diseases. The Buteyko Breathing Technique is a method of alternative physical therapy that proposes…

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Saline Therapy Benefits and Side Effects: Is Halotherapy For You?

With halotherapy or saline therapy’s popularity rising and as we see more and more wellness centers offering these services around the world, many may be misled to believe that it is simply another trend. However, halotherapy has been around for centuries. For millennia, monks have trusted salt mines to treat respiratory ailments. One of the…

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Benefits of Controlling your Breath

You’ve doubtless heard the expression “just take a deep breath”.  It actually pops up in a number of situations, from when we’re angry to when we’re upset to when we’re under stress and it can often do a lot of good in any and indeed all of them.  The air we breathe is fuel for…

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