Nose Breathing Has Many Benefits Over Mouth Breathing:
Nutrition and Physical Degeneration - book by Weston A. Price
"Classic book on the effects of Western diet had on the Australian Aborigines. Beside the cranio-facial breakdown, their breathing pattern went from nasal to mouth breathing."
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"Alcohol is also known to cause congestion in the nasal passages and this congestions becomes another obstruction to your breathing freely."
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http://ultimatefitness.wordpress.com/2006/10/13/the-importance-of-nasal-breathing/ "2. Nasal breathing disarms the bodies stress response 3. There’s a direct correlation between nasal breathing and heart rate (exertion levels)."
"One of the most important reasons to breathe through your nose is because of a gas called nitric oxide that’s made by your nose and sinus mucous membranes. This gas is produced in small amounts, but when inhaled into the lungs, it significantly enhances your lung’s capacity to absorb oxygen, increasing oxygen absorption in your lungs by 10-25%. Nitric oxide also can kill bacteria, viruses and other germs. "
3. Also, when mouth breathing, the brain thinks carbon dioxide is being lost too
quickly and sensing this, will stimulate the goblet cells to produce mucous, slow
the breathing and cause constriction of blood vessels.
"But I suddenly discovered that that way I breathe has a lot of do with my
track and field performance, as well as my overall quality of life. "
"Causes of Nasal voice:
The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nasal voice. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
• Normal genetic variation
• Blocked nose
• Common cold
• Deviated septum"
"34 percent of Americans are obese, compared to 32.7 percent who are overweight. It said just under 6 percent are "extremely" obese" "In May, the CDC reported that 32 percent of U.S. children fit the definition of being overweight, 16 percent were obese and 11 percent were extremely obese."
Allergy-Linked Mouth Breathing Spells Trouble for Kids
"how to prevent and cure pyorrhea is inseparably interwoven with the subject of the prevention and relief of mouth breathing in the young."
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