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Breathing & Medicine

Oxygen-rich blood is the key element needed by the body to create healthy cells. Healthy cellular regeneration is essential for good health: it has proven to be the antidote for many sicknesses. On the other hand, if most people are using only one-third of their respiratory system when they breathe, they would be getting only around 25% of the air and oxygen they need for good health. Is it any wonder that one out of every two people is experiencing serious disease? Transformational Breath® teaches how to breathe more effectively. After the evaluation and training,  Breathing techniques open up the entire respiratory system to allow for more frequent and freer in and out flow.
It increases oxygen levels and breathing capacity by restructuring individual breathing patterns so that a client's air volume increases, by two or three times or more. There are many documented accounts showing that physical symptoms disappear in clients with chronic illnesses after practicing Breathing. For example, in a study in a hospital in Regio Emilia in Italy, twelve respiratory patients were each given ten Transformational Breath sessions by a facilitator: the subjects improved their oxygen capacity on the average of 65% to 85%. Physical, mental, and emotional symptoms decreased dramatically as well.
It is conclusive medical evidence that air and oxygen play an important role not only in staying healthy but also in treating and eliminating diseases. Better breathing could very well be the medical panacea many have been searching for. However effective this approach is, perhaps the drug and medical community has not promoted better breathing because the enterprise lacks financial returns. Nevertheless, there are doctors and medical professionals who support the healing of disease through the miraculous process of Breath, as we see in the following quotes:
Asthma

"One study on the treatment of asthma patients conducted by researchers John Goyeche, Dr. Ago, and Dr. Ikemi, suggests that any effective treatment should address suppressed emotions - such as anxiety and self-image - as well as the physical dimension. To achieve this, they encourage correction of poor posture, and helping the person relax the irrelevant respiratory muscles while restoring full diaphragmatic breathing. They also recommended finding ways for getting rid of excess mucus. The good news is that a well rounded breath practice will do all these things." Donna Farhi
The Breathing Book, p. 207
Blood Pressure

"The relationship between breathing and blood pressure has been known and understood for a long time. It boils down to this: Elevated blood pressure accompanies those bodily states where
rapid shallow breathing prevails. By altering breathing to a slow diaphragmatic mode, blood pressure decreases."
Robert Fried, Ph.D.
The Breath Connection, p.152
Cancer
"The first discovery was made by Nobel Prize winner Dr. Otto Warburg, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Cell Physiology in Berlin. He confirmed that the key precondition for the development of cancer is a lack of oxygen at the cellular level."
Nathaniel Altman Oxygen Healing Therapies, p.66
"Lack of oxygen clearly plays a major role in causing cells to become cancerous." Dr. Harry Goldblatt,
Journal Of Experimental Medicine
"Cancer has only one prime cause. It is the replacement of normal oxygen respiration of the body's cells by an anaerobic (i.e. oxygen-deficient) cell respiration."
Dr. Otto Warburg
Nobel Laureate, Winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine (for Cancer Research)
"Cancer is a condition within the body where the oxidation has become so depleted that the body cells have degenerated beyond physiological control. Similarly, the true cause of allergy is lowered the oxidation process within the body, causing the affected individual to be sensitive to foreign substances entering the body. Only when the oxidation mechanism is restored to its original high state of efficiency can the sensitivity be eliminated."
Dr. Wendell Hendricks Hendricks Research Foundation