There are 2 types of breathing: shallow and deep. Taking shallow chest breathes causes the body to operate in the "fight or flight" mode, which is highly stressful. Less oxygen goes to the brain and the body continues to operate on high alert. It is important to take deep abdominal breathes, which stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system.
Are you waking up each day with stiffness of neck and back? It is definitely an unpleasant experience wrecking your day from the onset. Thing is, there are numerous reasons why you may be stiff. Your pillow may have been too firm, too high, or too low. A cold wind may have caressed your neck upon waking up. You could have fallen asleep while watching TV and your head tilted to one side. Maybe you were using the laptop or iPad too long. And perhaps, it could have been from an accident, such as whiplash or a fall. - See more at: http://thechiroblog.com/preventing-stiffness-of-neck-and-back-in-the-mornings/#sthash.WJyQSCni.dpuf
The millions of nerves in the body allow a person to respond to stimuli. Through the body’s nervous system, a person has the ability to feel, be it good or bad. A pinched nerve can be quite common but is a signal from the body that something is wrong. - See more at: http://thechiroblog.com/chiropractic-is-the-better-treatment-for-pinched-nerve/#sthash.POm51MTx.dpuf