Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Controlling Adrenaline Stress through Breath Control, 2

Controlling adrenaline stress reactions by means of breath control relies on an interesting physiological phenomenon: your heart rate and your breath rate are connected. It makes sense, because during intense physical exercise your muscles need more oxygen, so you breathe faster to get more O2 into the bloodstream, and the heart beats faster to deliver it to the cells that need it. It's all part of that "fearfully and wonderfully made" design.

In stressful situations, your heart rate increases as your breathing . . . .

{The material which originally appeared in this blog along with a lot more information and practical methods now appears in my e-book, How to Take Control of Your Adrenaline. Click here to learn more.}

1 comment:

Dr. Paleo Ph.D. said...

I should work on this....