Asthma Breathing Exercises

By
asthma breathing exercise

An asthma attack can be an overwhelming and fearful experience. You are struggling to get air into your lungs, yet it seems as if they will not cooperate, and you may feel like you are drowning even though you are out of the water. You feel nervous, dizzy, afraid and even angry. These feelings can make your breathing even more difficult, compounding the problem and extending the length of the episode. You can, however, learn asthma breathing exercises to help combat an asthma attack.

What causes an Asthma Attack?

An asthma attack is caused when you are exposed to a trigger. This trigger could be something emotional, physical or environmental. Some asthmatics suffer attacks as a result of exposure to allergies. Some suffer as a result of a stressful situation or bad news. Some suffer due to unknown causes, originating within the body and triggered by the immune system. It is possible for one person to suffer from attacks caused by any, or all, of the above.

During an episode, your airway becomes irritated and then swells, and this makes it difficult for air to travel in and out of your body properly. Constriction of the airway also occurs, and this is when the attack really begins, and those feelings of panic may begin to set in. So how can you use asthma breathing exercises to help combat an asthma attack? Here are some simple techniques:

• Relax your body as much as possible. If you can lie down, you should do so. Concentrate on relaxing every part of yourself, from your head to your toes. Imagine and visualize each part of you being in a calm, serene, relaxed state.

• Although it may be difficult, try to breathe through your nose. The nasal passages provide moisture and warmth to the air you breathe, and are also designed to remove pollutants and irritants before they reach your lungs. One good technique to help you breathe this way is to imagine you are smelling your favorite scent, such as the smell of fresh bread baking.

• Concentrate on bringing air into your body in a way that expands the belly rather than the lungs. This is known as “belly breathing”. Trying to force air into the lungs by expanding your chest will result in less room for air in your lungs. By concentrating on moving the air in a way that expands the diaphragm, your lungs will have more room for air. You can place your hand on your belly while doing this to help you concentrate on breathing the proper way.

• When you are breathing out, you should do it slowly, in a controlled manner of blowing, through the mouth. By using the blowing technique, you can help to release trapped air which may be worsening the symptoms of the asthma attack. Imagine yourself blowing a big bubble, or gently blowing the seeds off of a dandelion to float away in the wind.

Continue breathing in this way until the attack subsides. By practicing this technique every time, you can learn to control your breathing and suffer less during an episode.

Using Meditation to Combat Asthma

The technique listed above is a type of meditation. Meditation has many benefits to our bodies, minds, and spirits. You may find experimenting with other meditation techniques along with asthma breathing exercises can further improve your body’s ability to deal with an episode of asthma. Additionally, you will see other benefits to meditation as well, such as an improved sense of well-being, better control over your thoughts and emotions, and the ability to enjoy life more in general.


Instant Deep Meditation
Learn about the limitless benefits of meditation, & how precisely designed brainwave technology (EquiSync) helps enable a deep, super-pleasurable, extremely beneficial state of meditation quickly, safely, & easily. Upgrade your life.
Whole Brain Synchronization
Meditation works to balance your left & right brain hemispheres, resulting in what doctors call "whole brain synchronization". In turn, you tap into a host of amazing benefits: more creativity, faster learning, better emotional health, & more. Upgrade everything. See charts.
Build 10 Key Brain Regions
Deep meditation upgrades 10 key brain regions. The result? So many benefits: great sleep, more happiness, deeper learning, better memory, higher IQ & EQ, less stress, more success, just to name a few. Change your brain, change your life.
Boost Brain Chemicals
With monumental health implications, meditation has been proven to naturally boost many of your body's chemicals: DHEA, GABA, Endorphins, Serotonin, Melatonin, & Growth Hormone, while lowering Cortisol. The benefits are staggering.
Subconscious Mind Power
The power of your subconscious & unconscious mind are incredible. Here, we show you the vast benefits waiting under the surface, and how meditation is the best way to dive in, explore, and harness your deep mind. See detailed chart.
Immunity & Disease
When it comes to what the human body "can" and "can't" do, a revolution is well underway. From extending life, to conquering "unconquerable" diseases, to rewriting genetic code, meditation's latest scientific findings are incredible. Become superhuman.
Relieve Anxiety
Why is meditation such a powerful anxiety reliever? From building neurotransmitters, to quieting mind chatter, to cooling the amygdala, this highly in-depth article discusses why anxiety is no match against meditation.
Overcome Depression
Known as the world’s happiest people, scientists love studying meditators' magnificent brains. From transforming psychology, to fully rewiring thought, to massively upgrading physiology, here we discuss why meditation dominates depression.
Sleep & Insomnia
Even if you get the recommended eight hours each night, you may not be sleeping deeply enough to fully recharge your battery. Here, we discuss why so many of us have insomnia, and why meditation is the best solution to sleeping like a log.
Conquer Addiction
Why don’t meditators have addictions? From urge surfing, to masterfully dealing with stress, to uprooting deep seated emotions, to giving us a natural high, to unplugging naturally, here we discuss why meditation eradicates addiction.
Master Stress
Understand the degree to which meditation dramatically upgrades your body's stress response, effectively making you immune to anxiety, depression, addiction, and more. What is the secret to reaching deep, highly beneficial meditation? EquiSync.
Neurogenesis
Through a process called "Neurogenesis," doctors have discovered that our brain's "neuron count" is not set for life. Meditation’s well-proven ability to generate a "neuron fortune" has massive implications & big benefits.
Brain Power, Memory, & Focus
Did you know that your brain power, intelligence, memory, & focus can be dramatically upgraded, no matter who you are? Here, we discuss why scientists keep studying the marvelous meditating brain, and how you too can tap these awesome benefits.
How EquiSync® Works
Learn how precisely designed brainwave technology (EquiSync®) helps enable a deep, super-pleasurable, extremely beneficial state of meditation quickly, safely, & easily. Charts included. Upgrade your life.
141 Meditation Benefits
How can meditation transform your life? With links to detailed articles, here we have compiled more than 141 benefits of meditation. No stone left unturned.
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn more about EquiSync's brainwave powered meditation system through our users most frequently asked questions (FAQ). Very helpful.
Testimonials
Happy EquiSync® users send us their testimonials every day, we have posted a small sample here. Just the tip of the iceberg!
Get EquiSync® Now
Order EquiSync®
All Formats Available: Audio Downloads (Phone / Tablet Compatible), Physical CDs, Combination Versions.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login