Patients with chronic diseases at the Cleveland Clinic learn to manage their pain using yoga and breathing exercises.
Courtesy of the Center for Art & Photography at Cleveland Clinic
December 6, 2010 Deep breathing is not just relaxing; it's also been scientifically proven to affect the heart, the brain, digestion, the immune system. Research has shown that breathing exercises can have immediate effects by altering the pH of the blood, or changing blood pressure.
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