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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
    interesting - but I'm pretty skeptical. I'll remember to try it out.
    1704 days ago
    Love it, and I'll try it. Thanks for sharing!
    1709 days ago
    Heh, that's weird!!!
    1709 days ago
  • 4CYNDI
    Interesting, very interesting. I'll need to try that at work next week.
    1709 days ago
  • KATI5668
    mmm interesting..gonna give that a try..

    thanks for posting!

    1710 days ago
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