Research

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Reviewed

Research

Highlights

β€’ The causal role of the amygdala with regard to fear and anxiety remains controversial.

β€’ The amygdala inhibits fear evoked by elevations in CO2.

β€’ Stimulation of the amygdala triggers a state of apnea outside of one’s awareness.

Highlights

β€’ Daily 5-minute breathwork and mindfulness meditation improve mood and reduce anxiety

β€’ Breathwork improves mood and physiological arousal more than mindfulness meditation

β€’ Cyclic sighing is most effective at improving mood and reducing respiratory rate

Other

Papers

The Influence Of Breathing On The Central Nervous System

The Continuity Of The Body: Hypothesis Of Treatment Of The Five Diaphragms

Lymph, Lymph Glands, And Homeostasis

The Diaphragm: Two Physiological Muscles In One

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