New ideas about breathing

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/87ff619a-95a2-11ed-a130-baced48eb788?shareToken=89ff0628f5357bf117beae92aaf69ab3

Some evidence suggests that sensory nerves in and around the chest respond to the expansion of our lungs when we breathe and synchronise with brainwaves that help us to relax. But how slow to go? Most adults breathe normally at a rate of 12-16 breaths per minute, but researchers have suggested slowing to a frequency of around six exhalations per minute for restorative benefits.

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