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What is the alternate-nostril breathing exercise for a healthy life?

Lisa Oz
Health Education

You are going to expand on the breath work by adding alternate-nostril breathing. Place the thumb of your right hand by your right nostril and your right ring finger next to your left nostril. Gently close the right nostril by pressing it with your thumb as you inhale through the left nostril. Then close the left nostril with your ring finger, as you release your right nostril and slowly exhale. Then inhale through the left and exhale right. Do this for five minutes after you have completed the 10 minutes of deep breathing. If you can not, just chill and breathe for 15 minutes, you can cut it down to 10 minutes a day.

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