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Abdominal Breathing

Definition of the noun abdominal breathing

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  1. breathing in which most of the respiratory effort is done by the abdominal muscles

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Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychotherapy (2015)

by Edward S. Neukrug

Abdominal breathing refers to the act of breathing by contracting the diaphragm and expanding the abdomen. Abdominal breathing is widely considered to be the most effective way to breathe to reduce stress. With the emergence of new ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

abdominal aortography abdominal aponeurosis abdominal arteries abdominal bandage abdominal binder abdominal breathing abdominal cavity abdominal ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008)

by Sheila Jennett

abdominal breathing see diaphragm. abdominal cramps tight, constrictive, usually intermittent abdominal discomfort, usuallythe result of spasmofan internal organ, e.g.bowel spasmrelated to gastroenteritis or menstrual ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Alternative Medicine (2008)

by T V Sairam

abdominal breathing (Nat.) A technique of BREATHING wherein by contracting and lowering the diaphragm, the abdomen expands, facilitating optimal inhalation of oxygen. Subsequently, the abdomen is contracted by relaxing the diaphragm ...

Google previewThe Little Giant Encyclopedia of Meditations & Blessings (2000)

by Nathaniel Altman

Generally speaking, continue doing abdominal breathing through your nose during meditation. Do not try to control your breathing, but allow it to happen naturally. Allow your long breaths to be even and long, and short breaths to be short; ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Pocket Radiography and Medical Imaging Dictionary (2007)

by Chris Gunn

abdominal breathing more than usual use of the ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

use of significant respiratory accessory muscles; shallow breathing; gasping breaths; paradoxical abdominal breathing; Adventitious breath sounds; Asynchronized breathing with the ventilator; Profuse diaphoresis; Abnormal skin color, e.g., ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Midwifery - Australian/New Zealand Version (2011)

by Joanne Gray, Rachel Smith, Caroline Homer

abdominal breathing excessive movement of abdominal wall during respiration; often seen in neonates with immaturelungs.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (2017)

by Amy Wenzel

Both slow abdominal breathing techniques and hypoventilation training that reduces patients' tendencies to hyperventilate have shown beneficial effects on symptoms, quality of life, medication ...

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