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Are breathing techniques good for your health?

25 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The market is flooded with books and classes claiming ‘breathwork' can help with mental health, sleep and even Covid-19. But experts are not convinced Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage
Alan Dolan couldn't afford market research when he started out as a breathing instructor in 2005. Instead, he took soundings from London taxi drivers. “I'd tell them I taught people to breathe for a living - they'd be in hysterics and say: ‘What a great scam!'” says Dolan. Recently their reaction has changed: “Now they tell me about their sleep apnoea or their wife's panic...
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