When was the last time you stopped to focus on your breath? If it’s been awhile, stop what you’re doing and tune in to this episode where Ali and Becki will focus on the respiratory system, the importance of breath and how you can harness your breath to benefit your brain, mood, immune function and metabolism!
In this episode, Ali and Becki will unpack common conditions and symptoms that impact the respiratory system as well as food as medicine and supplement solutions. Beyond respiratory illness, breathwork can be a dynamic way to manage anxiety and stop chronic stress response. Learn about the science behind breathing techniques such as 4-7-8, Ujayi breath and Wim Hoff methods as well as why you should focus on breathing through your nose instead of your mouth! Plus we cover breath in the context of masking and the influence of disinfectants and cleaning chemicals in our respiratory systems!
Also in This Episode:
- What is the Respiratory System?
- Common Respiratory Conditions
- Functional Approaches to Asthma and Respiratory Conditions
- Food as Medicine Recommendations for Respiratory Health
- Nose vs. Mouth Breathing
- The Impact of Masks on Breath
- Breathing Techniques
- Respiratory Impact of Disinfectants
- Studies Referenced in This Episode:
Sponsors for this episode:
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