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TOOTH CAVITIES / REMINERALISATION OF TOOTH/TOOTH SENSITIVITY/ SENSITIVE TOOTH/ Build tooth cavities

Feb 26, 2016 - 0 comments

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2016.
TOOTH CAVITIES / REMINERALISATION OF TOOTH/TOOTH SENSITIVITY/ SENSITIVE TOOTH/ Build tooth cavities
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Following TEXT in this blog is basically collection of various information and important points related to rebuilding /preventing formation of tooth cavities with natural ways.  As always, I suggest that one must use necessary precautions and follow their own judgement when doing or performing some steps mentioned in this blog. I have only listed steps that I have performed for getting rid of sensitive tooth and rebuild tooth cavity. In Ayurveda we use FOOD as MEDICINE and most of time is able rebuild what was lost because of long time misuse of harmful food lifestyle.

The CAUSE OF TOOTH DECAY OR CAVITIES:
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Enjoy too many acid-rich foods and drinks and you could erode the outer covering of your teeth, called enamel, and expose the tender layer beneath, called dentin. Don't want to give up these tart favourites? Cut the acid with a piece of cheese or glass of milk after eating. Decay, like this cavity, exposes the root of your tooth to a host of irritants: hot, cold, sweets, even air. The best ways to battle decay and keep your teeth in top form are to practice good oral hygiene, eat right, and see your dentist regularly.
Brushing regularly will clear away food residue and starve the bacteria, keeping its growth in check. In the absence of brushing, the carbohydrates that linger the longest can cause the most damage. The real cause of tooth decay is the deficiency of vital nutrients fat-soluble vitamins A D E K, calcium; phosphorus, potassium and other minerals. Also FLUORIDE may prevent RE-MINERALIZATION of tooth cavities that is why fluoride toothpaste must be avoided to enable REMINERALIZATION of tooth during the repair process.
INGREDIENTS we NEED:
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Dried Clove seeds/buds, Black Sesame seeds (contain minerals required for remineralisation), HERBAL / AYURVEDIC / NATURAL TOOTH PASTE, Wheatgrass powder for swishing mouth for 2 -3 weeks, Regular MILK & CHEESE without sugars. You must avoid acid forming food like MEAT, SUGAR, and processed foods during repair process.


STEPS to recovery:
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1) For next several weeks swish your mouth with wheatgrass powder added to water (1tsp added to water). If you are swishing then throw this water away after each swish. You may also use Apple cider vinegar added water for swishing.
2) It is SALIVA that will bring minerals to the teeth so chew or eat black sesame seeds after finishing every meal or snack. SESAME seeds are very alkaline and help create alkaline environment in mouth thus preventing DE-MINERALIZATION of teeth. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO KEEP YOUR MOUTH ALKALINE DURING REPAIR PROCESS hence eating sesame seeds after every meal or snack is very important step for next few months. Always keep a jar of black sesame / cloves seeds handy to be used after every meal or snack. Just 1 small TSP of sesame seeds or 3-4 cloves is enough after every meal.
3) Also chew and eat Clove seed (3-4, at least 3 times a day) after every major meal for next several months. This is to prevent bacterial infusion of teeth’s.
4) You may also cut the acid in mouth with a piece of cheese or glass of milk after eating.
5) USE NATURAL toothpaste like Earth Toothpaste, vicco vajradanti or any other AYURVEDIC or HERBAL toothpaste which does not have fluoride as fluoride may prevent remineralisation as per available studies.
6) The idea is to keep environment in mouth ALKALINE after every meal so eating sesame seeds and cloves after meal is a important step in preventing demineralisation of teeth’s and preventing cavities in future.
http://wakingscience.com/2016/02/fluoride-officially-classified-as-a-neurotoxin-in-worlds-most-prestigious-medical-journal/
http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/sesame-seeds.html
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3070/2
Tooth Pastes I googled: natural brands such as Earthpaste, Desert Essence, Uncle Harry’s Toothpaste Dr. Bronner’s toothpaste line (please verify that they are natural toothpastes and do not contain fluorides). vicco vajradanti / Himalaya / Patanjali / Dabur from India brands toothpastes.


HOW TO CURE COLD / STREP THROAT NATURALLY

Feb 08, 2016 - 1 comments
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Cold

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Strep Throat

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cough

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belly breathing

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diaphragmatic



HOW TO CURE COLD / STREP THROAT NATURALLY
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** The method described below must be exercised by you only using your correct judgement or if you feel that what is written may work for you. Please exercise your own judgement when following the method or steps below. Some principals of AYURVEDA & Breathing exercises are used. This is not a sure shot method so you may talk to your doctor to get better idea. I just describe below what I did when severe form of cold struck on me**
When the COLD / STREP Throat struck
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It starts with a runny nose which goes on for several hours or 1-2 days at least draining all your salts from body making you feel feverish (without fever) , tired and fatigued. The side effect could be a strep throat where you feel as if your throat is like a coarse paper.

The Ingredients you need:
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Cayenne pepper (Red chillies powder) gargle for throat 3-4 times a day, ELECTROLYTE POWDER (It works by replacing electrolytes and carbohydrates in the body to prevent dehydration), PRANAYAM technique to open up breathing path and Sinuses without use of inhalers, Warm water one glass every two hours occasionally added/mix with a pinch (0.5 gram) of turmeric powder and good old Vicks vaporab.

Steps to manage the cold / strep throat
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1. We will let the cold run its course which may take 1-2 days or more. During this time:
2. Gargle the throat with Cayenne pepper added water 3-4 times a day to prevent strep throat.
3. Drink Warm water every 1-2 hours (sometimes add a pinch of turmeric powder to water)
4. Use vicks vaporub at night for inside nostrils.
5. If not able to breathe because of closing of sinuses or breathing path, use BREATHING EXERCISE several times in a day to open up sinuses without use of inhalers.
Just take a small INHALE from one nostril (alternate between left and right nostril) while closing the other nostril and pinch close your nostril (using index finger and thumb) and hold breathe for at least 20-30 seconds (Or to the point where you feel like taking another breathe) and then exhale slowly from other nostril for each step. FLEX YOUR NOSTRIL DURING PINCH HOLD OF nostrils using the air pressure that is built during hold. If you have a FORCEFUL exhale after hold, then you have hold for good time. Repeat this till you feel that sinuses have opened up.
6. After the cold/runny nose has stopped, the feeling of being fatigued or tiredness will continue as your body fluids with electrolytes loss has weakened your immune system.  During this time you may decide to use one Electrolyte powder drink daily for 2-3 days or till you feel good. I felt good just after 2 such electrolyte drinks. Please look for side effects and dosage for electrolyte yourself.
The other way is to drink Coconut water daily till the fatigue is gone.
7. Apart from this, I used over the counter dry cough syrups and herbal remedies like hot soups and warm milk added with a pinch of turmeric powder and coconut water or NEEM/TULSI capsules alongside to carry on smoothly during the cold attack.
8. Also it helps to shift you breathing pattern to belly rather than from chest or nose, meaning we use belly to breathe IN. During this process during Breathing IN the stomach INFLATES and during exhale STOMACH collapses. You would notice calm breathing where Nose is idle and hence no sound of breathing comes. This technique also prevents hyperventilation which is prime cause of COLD as free particles generated on account of hyperventilation (rapid breathing) must be removed through nose in form of cold symptoms.
DIAPHRAGMATIC BREATHING (breathing from belly) to prevent hyperventilation (rapid breathing)
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 Sit comfortably in an upright chair. When you are first learning, it may be helpful to lie down on the floor or a bed, which makes it easier for your abdomen to expand and contract with each breath.
 Rest one hand on chest and other hand lightly on your abdomen/belly, about one inch above your navel. You must experience belly rising during correct process.
 Inhale gently, expanding your belly as you do so. You should feel your belly expanding beneath your hand during each INHALE. If chest is expanding during inhale then you are doing it wrong. Consciously feel your belly inflating during each inhale.
 Exhale softly, contracting/collapsing your belly as you do so, feeling it contract. During exhale you can see your stomach flattening or going in.
 Do above steps at least 5 times every day just before you go to sleep to shift the breathing to belly. You will notice this brings in SOUNDLESS breathing as instead of NOSE your belly is used for each INHALE.




How to lose FAT or do a weight loss with BREATHING

Oct 06, 2015 - 0 comments
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Weight Loss

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Losing weight



How to lose FAT or do a weight loss with BREATHING
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• There is surprising ignorance and confusion about the metabolic process of weight loss. Excess carbs and proteins are converted into chemical compounds called triglyceride's (which consist of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen) and then stored in the lipid droplets of fat cells.
• To lose weight, you’re attempting to metabolize those triglycerides, and that means unlocking the carbon that’s stored in your fat cells.
• So; losing 10 kilograms of human fat requires the inhalation of 29 kilograms of oxygen, producing 28 kilograms of carbon dioxide and 11 kilograms of water. That’s the metabolic fate of fat.

How does the weight loss happen? The correct answer is that most of the mass is breathed out as carbon dioxide, Reference URL: http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/where-does-your-fat-go-when-you-lose-weight

SO HOW DO WE LOSE FAT THEN? SIMPLE; with breathing exercise
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BREATHING EXERCISE for WEIGHT LOSS
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1) Select a location either garden or near window where fresh air is available.
2) Stand in a relaxed position, upright position. Take a small napkin for use.
3) Take a single inhale from NOSE, as if you are sipping from Air.
3) Now, INHALE from MOUTH; as if you are sipping from Air. KEEP your mouth closed always after inhale.
4) HOLD or PINCH your NOSE and start BRISK WAKING from point A to point B and Point B to Point A. Count number of times you covered each point.
5) Try holding for at least 30-40 seconds or more. Hold; till STRONG URGE TO BREATH. At this time you feel like doing forceful inhale exhales.
6) Release your nose and EXHALE. Exhale fully, several time using both, Nose/MOUTH.
7) Repeat steps above 5-7 times. This exercise can be done in sitting position also but you must hold after Inhale for at least 30-40 seconds.
8) You can also perform this exercise at home walking from one wall to another or in a sitting position.
9) You can also perform this exercise any time and many times during the day whenever you are free to do it.
10) In around 8 to 12 weeks you would have seen major change in belly and other fat.


RECOVERY STEPS- ASTHMA / FREQUENT Cold & Cough

Sep 26, 2015 - 3 comments
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Asthma Cold cough breathing exercise/yoga pranayam ayurveda



                                                                            Last updated: 17 May 2016.
RECOVERY STEPS- ASTHMA / FREQUENT Cold & Cough
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If you are one of those who experienced frequent cold cough issues then you have reached the right blog. Normal people face cold cough issues 2-3 times a year but some of us face these many times a year and sometimes once every month or every few weeks. It was almost impossible to sit under running fan and drink anything cold.
NOSTRIL affected by obstruction (Nasal polyp, Deviated Septum, [Flimsy Nostrils/nasal valve collapse/collapsed nostril outer wall], and more) cause frequent cough and cold. The other major reason is that one (or both) of the nostril breathing paths is not opened up while the other nostril is taking major load of your breathing.
The breathing path obstruction causes shallow breathing hence the breathed air does not reach stomach or other required area causing bacteria etc to flourish which cause cold issues. You cannot have frequent cold issues if your breathing path is clear and the breathed air reaches all the places required.  The healthcare industry tries to blame cold viruses and low immunity but does not tell you the simple secret that it is the breathed air that is sufficient to kills all bacteria and viruses that cause cold & cough. Have you noticed people who are not healthy but do not have frequent cold cough issues? That is because their breathing path are clear and there is no obstruction whatsoever.
The healthcare industry also falsely tells you that nostrils are activated alternately causing one nostril to deactivate but that is also not true. The fact that your breathing is better in one nostril but strenuous when done from another nostril tells you that breathing path of that nostril is affected. There are simple breathing exercises to take care of this problem and can be resolved by regular breathing exercises done in controlled manner.
In shallow breathing you see your chest area inflating and deflating with each breath or inhale exhale. This shallow breathing is what causes free particles in breathing path thereby giving bacteria and viruses much needed humid space to reside in humid environment thus created inside breathing path. You cannot have a shallow breathing if your breathing path is clear. You shall notice that once breathing path is cleared and free, your stomach /diaphragm inflates up with each inhale and goes flat with each exhale. This is the breathing that we have to achieve to get rid of cold cough issues. If your stomach is flat while breathing means you have breathing obstructions and must be resolved through right breathing exercises.
The two pronged approach of opening up Nose Airways/breathing path (through increasing Co2 tolerance) and NOSTRIL widening/flexing is used to get rid of the problem. YOU MUST reach a minimum breathe hold (exercise 2) of 40 seconds when done in sitting position or at least 33 steps when done in walking style from point A to Point B. In AYURVEDA they believe that any chronic disease with “FOOD AS MEDICINE” along with PRANAYAM or BREATHING EXERCISES can cure most of diseases and somehow with my own personal experience I have come to believe that it is true most of time.
As always, I suggest that one must use necessary precautions and follow their own judgement when doing or performing some exercises mentioned in this blog. I have only mentioned exercises that I have practically used myself on day to day basis to get rid of chronic issues that I faced.
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BEFORE YOU START BREATHING EXERCISE PLEASE CONSIDER FOLLOWING POINTS:
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• In just 4 weeks you would have recovered from Asthma Cold & Cough issues. But to make the cure permanent you must continue to do the exercise for few months.
• BREATHE IN, HOLD, EXHALE OUT shall be structure of your breathing pattern always during all breathing exercises.
• Fast Inhale & Fast Exhale type of breathing will only make you light headed and will cause low blood pressure making you dizzy. This type of exercise will lower your CO2 in blood and thus will cause less O2 to be brought to blood and to cells.
• No matter how you look at it, the more oxygen you have in your body during and after exercise, the better you will perform and the faster you will recover!
• CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) is the mechanism we use to DIALTE and open up breathing path and also to make FORCEFUL exhale & inhale on account of too much CO2 build-up during  breathing exercises. You must exhale from mouth also if inhale was done by mouth.
• We build CO2 by holding/closing the nostril and we try to increase our CO2 tolerance by holding it as much possible (Minimum 40-45 seconds hold while sitting or at least 33 walking steps while holding the breath)
• We will END all breathing exercises by first supplying enough oxygen to body so that it does not cause any cardiovascular issues when building CO2 (Carbon dioxide) which is a mechanism we use to open up the breathing path and forceful exhales. If you have cardiovascular or heart related issues then you must perform Oxygen building exercise-1 after every CO2 building exercise-2.
• These breathing exercises can be performed any time of days; even after or before meals although it is preferable to do these on empty stomach. To get quick results perform these exercises once in morning and once in evening in an open space.
• It is this FORCEFUL INHALE EXHALE AFTER THE HOLD that will release your Nose Airways and open them up and in turn will stop cold & cough issues along with Asthma.
• During all breathing exercises; FLEX your nose during pinch hold with help of air pressure that is created during hold. You must hold enough till you get urge to exhale.
• If you drink tea coffee use only small quantity and drink it not too hot or too warm. Drink all hot or cold beverages at leisure and not quick as otherwise they aggravate cough issues. All Hot or Cold beverages must be had slowly and never quick gulp.
• During cold, First thing in morning gargle with Cayenne pepper added WATER. Add 3-4 gram of cayenne pepper (Red chillies powder) to half glass of water and use this water for gargle to avoid strep throat during cold infection.

A QUICK TEST
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A NOSTRIL affected by obstruction (Deviated Septum, [Flimsy Nostrils/nasal valve collapse/collapsed nostril outer wall/Floppy nostrils]) causes frequent runny nose. The other major reason is that one of the nostril breathing paths is not opened up while the other nostril is taking major load of your breathing.
• In some people, the space between the nasal septum and the soft part of both nostrils is either too narrow to begin with, or they collapse partially or completely during inspiration or Inhale causing obstruction to free flow of inhaled air.
• Flimsy / Floppy nostrils - that collapse during even quiet inspiration/Inhale thus causing breathing obstruction. If sidewalls of your nostrils cave in as you breathe in? Then you have flimsy Nostril.
• Remove or take off the cotton ends from two Q-Tips and place the thin end inside your nostril and lift up and sideways. Take a deep breathe in. Is your breathing much improved?
• The Only way out is to use Nasal dilator /Nasal stents devices; but wait....We will use breathing techniques and flexing nostrils to OPEN UP NOSTRILS.
• Or you are one of those where it was almost impossible to sit under running fan and drink anything cold?
Let us do a small test to find out which NOSTRIL is affected by obstruction which causes free particle build-up and thus frequent colds.  It is OBSTRUCTION of a NOSTRIL (either one or both) that causes frequent cold & cough on account of free particle build-up which must be exhaled by HISTAMINE release. We will identify the problem NOSTRIL and through breathing exercise make sure that the obstruction is removed by regular exercise routines.
TEST:
Press finger or press HOLD on one NOSTRIL by closing it and then try INHALE & EXHALE through another NOSTRIL. Verify the same by doing the same process by closing ANOTHER NOSTRIL. Decide which NOSTRIL causes breathing issue when done only by ONE NOSTRIL. The breathing shall be free and without strain on BOTH NOSTRIL but if you identify one or both nostril making it difficult to breath when done only on one nostril   then that particular nostril requires to be used more during exercise for FORCEFUL INHALE EXHALE.
EXERCISE (1) (STARTING FROM INHALE, Build O2) for Asthma & Cold Cough cure
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1. Select a location either garden or near window where fresh air is available.
2. Stand in a relaxed SITTING position. Take a small napkin for use.
3. Now, INHALE as if you are sipping from Air. KEEP your mouth closed always. This Step 3 will be modified to either produce O2 or CO2 as required. The INHALE here will be either SINGLE or MULTIPLE as explained in (HOW TO) below.
4. HOLD or PINCH your NOSE. Try holding for not more than 10-15 seconds.
5. During all breathing exercises; FLEX your nostrils during pinch hold with help of air pressure that is created during hold.
6. Release your nose, and do slow relaxed INHALE EXHALE.  You must exhale from mouth also if inhale was done by mouth.

EXERCISE (2) (STARTING FROM EXHALE, Build Co2) for Asthma & Cold Cough cure
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1. Select a location either garden or near window where fresh air is available.
2. Stand in a relaxed position, upright position. Take a small napkin for use.
3. NOW EXHALE FROM NOSE to remove all air from lungs.
4. HOLD or PINCH your NOSE and start BRISK WAKING from point A to point B and Point B to Point A. Count number of times you covered each point.
5. Ideal hold time is minimum 40-45 seconds when done in sitting position and at least 33 Steps when done in walking from point A to Point B and reverse.
6. During all breathing exercises; FLEX your nostrils during pinch hold with help of air pressure that is created during hold.
7. YOU MUST Hold till STRONG URGE TO BREATH.  At this time you feel like doing forceful inhale exhales.
8. Release your nose, and do quick INHALE EXHALE. You may require 3-4 quick inhales exhales at this time.
9. If you have cardiovascular issues you may skip this exercise or do it moderately.

(HOW TO) - The STEP’s in which to perform the exercise above:-
1. During all breathing exercises; FLEX your nostrils during pinch hold with help of air pressure that is created during hold.
2. Exercise (2; starting from exhale), If you have cardiovascular issues you must perform O2 building exercise-1 after every exercise-2.
3. These breathing exercises can be performed any time of days; even after or before meals although it is preferable to do these on empty stomach.
4. Anytime during pinch hold of nose if you feel dizzy then take time to compose and once you are in control of your body then only start the process as asked below.

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Okay just follow these steps (1-4) to recover from Asthma Cold Cough issues
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During cold infection First thing in morning gargle with Cayenne pepper added water. Add 3-4 gram of cayenne pepper (Red chillies powder) to half glass of water and use this water for gargle.
1. Once Perform exercise (2; starting from exhale), hold till strong urge to breathe again). Ideal hold time with lot of practice shall be at least 40-45 seconds while done in sitting position and 33 steps when done in walking from point A to B. Do quick inhale exhales after hold releasing both nostrils.
2. Thrice Perform exercise FOR EACH NOSTRIL (2; starting from exhale), hold till strong urge to breathe again). Ideal hold time with lot of practice shall be at least 40-45 seconds while done in sitting position and 33 steps when done in walking from point A to B.  During exhale after each hold, PINCH HOLD ONE NOSTRIL and EXHALE FROM OTHER NOSTRIL FOR EACH STEP. Do Inhale exhales from only one nostril during exhale keeping other nostril closed and reverse this for each nostril. Perform 3 times for each nostril.
3. Twice Perform exercise (2; starting from exhale), hold till strong urge to breathe again). Ideal hold time with lot of practice shall be at least 40-45 seconds while done in sitting position and 33 steps when done in walking from point A to B. Do quick inhale exhales after hold releasing both nostrils.
4. Thrice perform exercise (1; starting from inhale [O2 Building]) with MULTIPLE INHALE (3-4) from nose. Hold for not more than 10-15 seconds. You must exhale from nose & mouth also if inhale was done by mouth. EXERCISE (1) [O2 build] must be done at end of breathing exercises to build O2 lost during Co2 build-up in exercise (2)[co2 build].
1. OPTIONAL EXERCISE: Twice perform exercise (1; starting from inhale) with MULTIPLE INHALE (2) from nose followed by single inhale from mouth for each step i.e. first take 2 inhales from nose and immediately inhale once from mouth . Hold 10-15 seconds; or hold enough till you get urge to exhale. Flex your nose during pinch hold. You must exhale from nose & mouth also if inhale was done by mouth.
2. AT MINIMUM you must perform Step (1-4) to get rid of cold cough asthma.
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2. JUST before sleep and also anytime during the day; make sure to open up your nostril by performing exercise as in step (2 &1 ), [Co2 Build]
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4. If you drink tea coffee use only small quantity and drink it not too hot or too warm. Drink all hot or cold beverages at leisure and not quick as otherwise they aggravate cough issues. All Hot or Cold beverages must be had slowly and never quick gulp.
5. We use two pronged approach of dilating breathing path & nose airways using carbon dioxide mechanism and also use exercises that dilate nostril path by flexing nose during hold.
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