Insomnia brings a lot of problems, ranging from banal fatigue the next day to serious health problems. Doing some breathing exercises before going to bed is a good way to cope with insomnia. Correct breathing is a pledge not only of good sleep, but also of the health of the body as a whole.
Breathing exercises for good sleep have the following positive effects on the body: relieve mental fatigue; remove overexertion of the nervous system; relax the muscles of the body; normalize the work of the lungs; clear the airways.
To fall asleep quickly and to sleep well, you need to remove the mental and emotional tension before going to bed. Try to master a simple, but safe technique for effective relaxation and easy falling asleep. It will allow you to sleep better and to control the balance of the psyche during the day.
According to statistics 50% of the adult population of the planet experience sleep disorders, about 10% of people have insomnia. The method of deep breathing will help those who suffer from insomnia fall asleep in less than a minute.
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Dr. Andrew Weil explains that the method works because it helps the lungs completely saturate the body with oxygen, which leads to the state of calm, relaxes the psyche and muscles. As you know, constant lack of sleep adversely affects your health, and can lead to problems such as overweight, heart disease and diabetes.
Dr. Weil says that it is possible to solve the problem of falling asleep with the help of proper breathing. It is best to perform this breathing exercise twice a day, but it is possible to do it more often during the day. Method 4-7-8:
#1. Completely exhale through the mouth with a wheezing sound.
#2. Close your mouth and calmly inhale through your nose, counting to 4.
#3. Hold your breath, counting mentally to 7.
#4. Exhaust through the mouth, making a whistling sound, counting to 8.
#5. This is one breath. Now repeat the cycle three more times.
In 4-6 weeks you will notice amazing changes happening with your body. Breathing 4-7-8 is a simple exercise, that can be performed in any conditions, literally on the go.
Take just a few minutes out of each day to bring yourself to a state of calm and wellness and balance your life using a combination of guided meditations and mindfulness techniques. The techniques are a simple, practical relaxation method for anyone.
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