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Feeling Sluggish? Try this...

Saturday, August 17, 2013

While comfortably seated, close off your left nostril with your left thumb. Inhale and exhale through your right nostril for 3 to 5 minutes.

Research shows that right-nostril breathing can elevate blood pressure, which can make us feel a grand dose of natural invigoration.

On the flip side, doing left-nostril breathing lowers blood pressure and can produce a calming effect.

From Fitness Magazine, July/August 2013 issue and Erica Wehrwein, Ph.D., an assistant professor of physiology at Michigan State University.
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JMOUSE99 8/22/2013 7:34PM

    interesting - but I'm pretty skeptical. I'll remember to try it out.

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COUTURELADY 8/18/2013 9:48AM

    Love it, and I'll try it. Thanks for sharing!

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DRADDIE 8/17/2013 3:53PM

    Heh, that's weird!!!

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 8/17/2013 3:21PM

    Interesting, very interesting. I'll need to try that at work next week.

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KATI5668 8/17/2013 10:24AM

    mmm interesting..gonna give that a try..

thanks for posting!

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