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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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  • v JMOUSE99
    interesting - but I'm pretty skeptical. I'll remember to try it out.
    1100 days ago
  • v COUTURELADY
    Love it, and I'll try it. Thanks for sharing!
    1105 days ago
  • v DRADDIE
    Heh, that's weird!!!
    1105 days ago
  • v 4CYNDI
    Interesting, very interesting. I'll need to try that at work next week.
    1105 days ago
  • v KATI5668
    mmm interesting..gonna give that a try..

    thanks for posting!

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    1106 days ago
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