Dr Rosalba Courtney discusses her Integrative Breathing Therapy and other interesting aspects of breathing and breathing dysfunction.Details
Heart rate variability mean that our heart rate does not stay the same all the time – it interacts with many things including our breathing. When we breathe in our heart rate tends to go up and it slows down when we breathe out. The healthier you are the greater your heart rate variability.Details
The new epidemics affecting modern children’s health include asthma, allergies, behavioural and learning difficulties. To really fix these problems we need to pay attention to the fundamentals such as diet, environment, gut health, love and connection, breathing and sleep.Details
Asthma and sleep apnea often co-exist. Sleep apnea can lead to more frequent and severe asthma, and pre-existing asthma increases your chances of developing sleep apnea. Breathing training has been shown to help sufferers of both asthma and sleep apnea improve their health.Details
Asthma affects 1 in 10 people in Australia, that’s about 2 million people and about 655 million dollars is spent on asthma every year according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Breathing retaining, relaxation and manual therapy can improve dysfunctional breathing. Research has shown that after breathing training asthmatics often have less symptoms, less medication and better quality of life.Details
The vagus is the most important nerve of the parasympathetic nervous system. It is involved in the healing response and feelings of calm and wellbeing and can be stimulated in various ways, including resonant frequency breathing.