2018-07-25 14:18:56

2018-07-25 14:18:56

Caption: As someone that is recovering from PTSD, belly breathing has been an essential daily practice that I do and teach in my Mastermind. Love this cute informative post. 💕
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Diaphragmatic breathing: Mindfulness Code: Vagus nerve
According to @ptsdawayout “Physiologically, breathing into the deepest part of our lungs pushes on the diaphragmatic wall, the muscle that separates the chest and abdominal cavities.

The downward movement of the diaphragm compresses the abdomen and forces it outward.

This in turn causes the gut to press on the vagus nerve (a bundle of cranial nerves running down the inside of the spine), which triggers the relaxation response and releases serotonin from the gut into the bloodstream to take to the brain.

When we breathe shallowly, or high in the chest, we don’t get these benefits.

In fact, chest breathing makes us vulnerable to the body’s alert-and-alarm system, the fight-or-flight syndrome that floods the body and brain with the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol.”
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