abdominal breathing

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Noun1.abdominal breathing - breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal musclesabdominal breathing - breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles; "abdominal breathing is practiced by singers"
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
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She also said it is important to incorporate abdominal breathing into a daily routine.
A baby with or without fever but with difficulty of breathing with signs of gasping for air, abdominal breathing, or turning blue or cyanotic (gray in skin tone).
REDUCE PAIN Deep, structured abdominal breathing can help reduce the intensity of pain, Dr Mark Atkinson, author of The Mind Body Bible, believes.
Abdominal breathing, part of many relaxation exercises, may be hard for young children to master.
Learn to control this by practising abdominal breathing. 10.
There was inspiratory stridor, nasal flaring, paradoxical abdominal breathing, and accessory respiratory muscle use.
The third step is to take control with conscious eating and stress management, including abdominal breathing and autogenic training techniques.
For two hours a week for two months, psychologists taught participants relaxation skills (like abdominal breathing and guided imagery), how to change dysfunctional thoughts, and other strategies to understand and cope with pain.
It was dog-tired with abdominal breathing. History was taken and clinical examinations (inspection, palpation, vaginoscopy) were performed.
Practise deep abdominal breathing - as discussed in my previous blog - to remove any stress and attain calmness.
Mastering yoga breathing basics, abdominal breathing, Ujjayi breathing ("powerful breath"), and exercises all promote a focus on proper alignment and a balanced blend of stretching and strengthening.
Low breathing "is far better than either of the two preceding forms." It is also called "abdominal breathing" or "deep breathing."