Daily ‘breath training’ can work as well as medicine to reduce high blood pressure

(By Allison Aubrey for NPR)

It’s well known that weightlifting can strengthen our biceps and quads. Now, there’s accumulating evidence that strengthening the muscles we use to breathe is beneficial too. New research shows that a daily dose of muscle training for the diaphragm and other breathing muscles helps promote heart health and reduces high blood pressure. Continue reading here…

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