Resources all about breathing. Click the title of each article to access the resource.
This podcast with Dr Chatterjee and James Nestor covers some fascinating insights that James has uncovered in his research. He explains the benefits of nasal breathing, the importance of masticating and how diet affects the skeletal development of our children’s mouths. James reveals how learning to chew more, chewing on one side and using mouth tape at night has changed the structure of his own mouth. His airways – and his wellbeing – have never been better. We discuss the long list of conditions breathing may improve; how athletes can benefit. And James reveals the therapeutic process behind some ‘super breathing’ techniques.
Patrick McKeown believes breathing correctly – that is, through your nose, lightly, and slowly – is the secret to better health, fitness and overall wellbeing.
Breathing is one of the only autonomic systems in our body that we can control, if we choose to. Controlling our breathing can impact our stress levels by signalling to our brain that all is well… or not!
If you find meditation difficult, having a breathing practice might be something you could use instead. Certainly good to add in moments regularly throughout the day where you just take a moment and focus on your breathing.
The Buteyko Method consists of a series of breathing exercises and guidelines specifically designed to reduce over-breathing. Breathing through the nose rather than the mouth and bringing breathing volume towards normal helps to alleviate numerous health problems.