Diaphragm development

Diaphragm Development From an enlightened medical doctor. “Mr. A has had an injury to his diaphragm — inability to function properly –adversely affecting his breathing. There is no established medical treatment for this condition and patient has been encouraged to seek any and all alternative treatment modalities.” Partly good advice but yikes on the many sources of mediocre to bad

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Core Pulmonale

DEFINITION Cor pulmonale is failure of the right side of the heart due to lung dysfunction caused by emphysema, silicosis, or other severe lung disease. CAUSE The heart and the lungs are close in anatomical position and function. Reserves of blood in the lungs, and the lungs’ ability to move that blood through the circulatory system and assist the heart’s

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LUNG MEASURING

Forced vital capacity (FVC). This measures the amount of air you can exhale with force after you inhale as deeply as possible. Forced expiratory volume (FEV). This measures the amount of air you can exhale with force in one breath. The amount of air you exhale may be measured at 1 second (FEV1), 2 seconds (FEV2), or 3 seconds (FEV3).

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Kinds of Breathing

12 different ways of looking at breathing: Easy vs. labored breathing Noisy vs. quiet breathing. Snoring may indicate blockage AND or deep slumber; wheezing, asthma and panting, shortness of breath; and other noises, clogging of nasal passages. More about Fast vs. slow breathing Regular vs. irregular breathing Jerky vs. smooth breathing Deep vs. shallow breathing Forced vs. effortless breathing Voluntary

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Integral BreathworkTM

“Double Your Vitality and Heal Yourself by Breathing Better!” Introduction to Integral BreathworkTM, called a “new world paradigm” in its approach to breathwork. Developed by Denis Ouellette in collaboration with Mike White, it incorporates the science of Optimal BreathworkTM with traditional forms of transformational breathwork, creating a practice that is more gentle and safer. High-energy and cathartic forms of “overbreathing”

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