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Breathe Through These 6 Health Indicators Linked to the Diaphragm


2. Digestion

OsteopathyWoolwich.com explains that your food is digested through 2-main processes – the parasympathetic nervous system “which is switched on by abdominal breathing,” and the other, which is the movement of the diaphragm muscles that “massages” the digestive organs and leads to more effective digestion.

Those who underuse their diaphragm or aren’t breathing effectively could be at higher risk for digestion-related problems such as irritable bowel syndrome and reflux, notes the source. So if you’re experiencing chronic digestive problems, just take a deep breath – and keep taking them.

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