Lecture Notes of a Knowledgeable Respiratory Specialist

HM 273 Lectures 7 & 8 Outline I chose these because they made the most sense to me based on the way I think of breathing. mgw Overview: External vs. internal respiration Pulmonary ventilation Pulmonary diffusion Transport of O2 and CO2 Gas exchange at the muscles Regulation of pulmonary ventilation Ventilation & Energy metabolism Respiratory regulation of acid-base balance Respiratory

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Misconceptions In the Media About Optimal Breathing

by Kristy VanHornweder PhD A report entitled “11 Ways to Find Your Energy” was published in USA Weekend with the help of Prevention magazine. It suggested various ways that people can increase their energy to revitalize themselves. One of the items discussed belly breathing, in which it is stated that most people don’t breathe correctly and that they are shallow

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Common Misconceptions About Breathing

Did you know that traditional medical, therapy and alternative health professionals are often taught incorrect ways of how breathing should look, feel, and sound? When I watch key anatomy teaching films I observe that the models and animations do not allow for optimal breathing balance and sequencing. To date in 2005, the illness model of allopathic medicine has not studied

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Optimal Breathing Lecture Demonstrations

My Optimal Breathing™ lecture demonstrations are developing into informative, interactive and engaging sessions of life enhancing/saving information about breathing. Simple self assessments and key insights guide and inform one about why breathing is so important and how much we take it for granted; until it is too late. After a recent lecture and video portion I chose an attendee volunteer

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Framingham Study Findings: Study Recruits Third Generation

Friday, November 9, 2001 The 53-year-old Framingham Heart & Lung Study whose breakthrough findings have led millions of Americans to change the way they live has begun recruiting its third generation of participants. Letters were sent out Wednesday and Thursday to the grandchildren of the original participants, inviting them to continue in the footsteps of their parents and grandparents and

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A Letter From Len Saputo, MD.

Our modern medical paradigm bases pulmonary function on factors that relate to the anatomy and physiology of the lungs. At times, the mechanical relationships of the chest cavity and of the diaphragm are considered important, but for the most part, they are rarely considered in the ordinary management of most pulmonary diseases such as emphysema, asthma, and restrictive lung disorders.

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