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Take Deep Breaths

Take Deep Breaths

If stress is the source of your brain drain, try taking a few deep inhalations. Focused breathing helps lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol while increasing energizing endorphins. MRI scans have shown that deep breathing also quiets the "white noise" in the brain, improving concentration.

By MedHelp Editors, published September 25, 2010