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April 20, 2018

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There's increasing physiological evidence connecting breathing patterns with the brain regions that control mood and emotion. Now, researchers have added neurons associated with the olfactory system to the connection between behavior and breathing. Connecting patterns in these interactions may help explain why practices such as meditation and yoga that rely on rhythmic breathing can help people overcome anxiety-based illnesses.Full Story

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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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