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How can breathing help with my headaches?

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Your emotions can affect your breathing pattern. If you’re anxious, you may hold your breath and speak in a high-pitched voice as you exhale. Or if you feel depressed, you might sigh and speak in a low-pitched voice. Get familiar with your breathing patterns so you can learn to change them in ways that will help you relax.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 05, 2019
Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 05, 2019

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