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A perfect ‘slow’ breath that creates profound effects in our body and mind is this: 5.5 seconds inhaling, followed by 5.5 seconds of exhaling. This can be practiced for a few minutes, or even an hour.
The heart, lungs and other organs benefit greatly, and the imbalances are restored to an extent.
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