Angela is with Patrick McKeown, author of The Oxygen Advantage.
They explore the values of breathing through the nose and the long term effects for those who mouth breathe.
Breathing is both very simple and very complex and evolution has, in the nose, created an effective initial line of defence against viruses and infection whilst the way in which we breathe impacts throughout the body. This informative episode provides great value and in-depth information about this vital function of the human body.
When you hold your breath, you open up your nose. The more you breathe through your nose the more it opens up.
Breathing is both very simple and very complex.
Whenever we are confronted by stress we breathe hard and fast. Slow breathing is conducive to calming the mind.
A child’s achievement is linked to their sleep and their sleep is influenced by how they breathe.
In the process of breathing too hard, you can get rid of too much carbon dioxide, impair blood circulation and affect tissue and organ saturation.
Your nose is there to breathe in and out of and evolution has done a wonderful job.
Your nose is your first line of defence against viruses and infection.
We can change our blood circulation through breathing patterns. We can change biomechanics and biochemistry of breathing to increase functions throughout the body.
Breathing can be trained regardless of the environment and situation
Your mouth serves no function in regards to breathing.
If a child mouth breathes for a long time it comprises the shape of the face.
Children who are mouth breathing are unlikely to reach their full potential
We have to look at the bio directional relationship of breathing, sleeping and our emotions along with the interconnections.
‘It’s all about breathing in and out through the nose’
‘The nose is the first line of defence for the lungs’
‘Your mouth serves no function with regard to breathing’
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ABOUT THE HOST
Angela is a Nutritionist, Health and Performance Coach. She is also the Founder and CEO of My DNA Edge, an Exclusive Private Membership Site giving individuals the tools and bio hacks needed to optimise their genetic expression for optimal health and performance.
After recovering from a serious illness in 2014, Angela left the world of Corporate Law with a single mission in mind:
To inspire and educate others to live an energetic, healthful and limitless life.
Angela believes that we can truly have it all and has spent the last 5 years researching the habits and routines of high performers, uncovering age-old secrets, time-honoured holistic practices and modern science to create a blueprint for Optimal Human Performance.
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