Calming DefinitionAs the first and commonest steps in meditation sessions call for the practice of breathing, and becoming very aware of the sounds and feelings this breathing makes, the person is able to train the brain to adjust this breathing patters to suit the need at hand.
Like any other muscles in the body, the diaphragm may get “slothful” when not used to its optimal workings, so through meditation the person is encouraged to visualize the actual diaphragm enlarging, and contracting until the desired optimal state is attained.
These deep breathing exercises are only good if the meditation session is done consistently and cautiously. The deep even slow movements of breathing caused by meditation calms the mind and body.
Through meditative breathing methods, the breath in the lung cavity is increased and this helps to increase the oxygen levels in the blood stream, which successively harmonizes the mind and body to combat any respiratory sickness effectively.
Many respiratory diseases obstruct the breathing patterns at assorted stages, due to blockages. Simply breathing harder or faster won't help the congestion. All the same the meditative style of breathing exercises produces better and fuller breaths.
A few illnesses require particular styles of meditative breathing. Asthma is one select example. Although asthma manifests as a physical symptom, a healthy breathing strategy will help the person address the emotional state of mind that bring on such an attack.
Bronchial asthma is a different respiratory sickness that may be helped by meditative breathing exercises. Perhaps not to the extent of curing the disease but surely to help make the patient more comfortable and less stressed.