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Why should I take deep breaths when I wake up?

Dr. Kathleen Hall
Preventive Medicine
Before jumping out of bed, take three long slow deep abdominal breaths and bathe your sleepy organs in nourishing oxygen. Inhale. Exhale. Breath is the source of nourishment for your vital organs: brain, heart, and liver. It may seem simple, but breath is the easiest, most available conduit to emotional, physical, and spiritual well being.


 
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