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Generic Breathing exercise for all (This is a one stop breathing technique for ALL)

Jun 02, 2017 - 0 comments

                                                                            Last updated: 02-Jun-2017.
Generic Breathing exercise for all (This is a one stop breathing technique for ALL)
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With these breathing exercises you would have got rid of ANXIETY / Asthma / Frequent cold cough and hearing and several other hidden problems. These breathing exercises also help in weight loss and you shall feel energetic after every such exercise. These breathing exercises also cured my Spasmodic torticollis which is an extremely painful chronic neurological movement disorder causing the neck to involuntarily turn to the left, right, upwards, and/or downwards. If you are diabetic, Asthmatic or with weight issues then this breathing exercise will help you manage them more realistically. Regardless of any issues one must performance this breathing exercise daily to feel the difference.
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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• 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. Inhale from mouth shall be avoided. Co2 is also the carrier that brings O2 to cells. Each Co2 build exercise must be followed by O2 build breathing exercises.
• We build CO2 by holding/closing the nostril and we try to increase our CO2 tolerance by holding it as much possible (Minimum 45-60 seconds hold while sitting or at least 35-45 walking steps while holding the breath)
• If you have cardiovascular or heart related issues then you must perform breathing exercises moderately and gradually increase the hold count.
• You must perform exercise (1) followed immediately by exercise (2) to avoid CO2 (Carbon-Di-oxide) and O2(Oxygen) imbalance.
• Exercise 2 done in isolation shall help shift breathing to diaphragm which is the right way to breathe. This shall be done not more than 4 times before sleep as doing more will cause you to lose sleep on account of O2 increase.


EXERCISE (1) (STARTING FROM EXHALE, Build Co2) =======================================================
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 45-60 seconds when done in sitting position and at least 35-45 Steps when done in walking from point A to Point B and reverse.
6. YOU MUST Hold till STRONG URGE TO BREATH. Also during breathe hold during exercise (1) concentrate on stomach and not nostrils as you must feel your stomach filling up with hold air (co2) to get the max benefits. Release your nose only when you feel that your stomach can not take the pressure any more. Use your stomach power to decide the nose release. During the hold process feel the pressure building inside stomach and forget the nose pressure. Your stomach pressure (max) shall decide the release of nose.
7. Release your nose, and do your breathing in a pattern as described in exercise (2) below. Do this exercise (2) for at least 8-12 times for each exercise(1) step
8. For every step of exercise (1) you will perform minimum 8-12 steps of exercise (2) when releasing nostril after a pinch hold.


EXERCISE (2) Get your body more OXYGEN with help of Exercise-1 above ====================================================
• We will always breathe using this technique.
• Stand up straight in walking position Or, Lie on the floor or bed face up with knees slightly bent Or just sit down with torso in upright position.
• Close your mouth and prepare it to take deep inhale. You will notice your mouth taking a monkey like upper and lower jaws shape.
• Place your one hand lightly on your stomach and other hand on your chest.
• Take a forceful Deep inhale through NOSE using power of nose as if you are trying to reach the inhaled air to stomach area making sure stomach is inflated to maximum (explicitly) after each such powerful inhale. You shall hear a coarse noise with each inhale since you are doing a very forceful deep inhale taking in as much air possible in a single inhale.
• At the point when the stomach is complete inflated to maximum, hold for one (1) seconds before next forceful exhale with a snap.
• Let the stomach fall naturally when breathing out by relaxing the diaphragm.
• You must do minimum of 8-12 such deep inhale exhales when followed by breathing exercises (1) in morning. This will strengthen your upper jaw area and sensitive nostrils.
• Use power of your Nose and belly / Diaphragm to inhale air through nose for each step.
• Do exercise (2) in isolation for 4-5 (max) repeats just before sleep, before or after every meal to shift the breathing to diaphragm. You must explicitly inflate the stomach to maximum during each inhale.
• All the above steps in exercise-2, shall also be done also just before sleep (4-5 times maximum) and immediately after you wake up and also before you walk or even after every meal during initial period. This will help activate diaphragm breathing which is inactivated somehow as of now.


Okay just follow these steps (1-2)
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1. 3-4 times, perform exercise (1) immediately followed by exercise (2) as mentioned in exercise (1). For each exercise 1, you must perform 8-12 times of exercise 2.
2. Also just before sleep (sleep on your back position) you must use exercise (2) in isolation [not with exercise (1)] (4-5 times maximum) to activate diaphragm. During this time Use power of your Nose & belly / Diaphragm to inhale as much air through nose for each step and making sure that chest is still and only belly is inflating to maximum. You must do this every day every time just before sleep and after you wake up (4-5 times max). You must explicitly inflate the stomach to maximum during each inhale.
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1. Also during breathe hold during exercise (1) concentrate on stomach and not nostrils as you must feel your stomach filling up with hold air (co2) to get the max benefits. Release your nose only when you feel that your stomach can not take the pressure any more. Use your stomach power to decide the nose release. During the hold process feel the pressure building inside stomach and forget the nose pressure. Your stomach pressure (max) shall decide the release of nose. Then, immediately you must follow this with O2 build exercise (2).


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.