Yummy mummies have long sworn by breathing slowly to relax at their weekly yoga sessions.
Now scientists have found the idea of slow breathing is not mumbo jumbo, but actually works in the brain to create a sense of calm.
An experiment found mice became significantly more blissful after their breathing was slowed down.
While breathing exercises have been used for hundreds of years, and prescribed to panic attack victims, it was not known how they worked. Read more
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Deep Breathing Really Does Work
Researchers have found that deep breathing calms you down because it makes brain cells tell the body to relax.