Common triggers affecting breathing

  • Altitude
  • Anaemia
  • Anxiety or low-grade chronic depression
  • Asthma, COPD, chest problems
  • Chronic pain – physical or emotional
  • Decreased blood glucose (skipping meals)
  • Fluorescent lights / strobe lights
  • Grief and loss
  • Hormone upsets. (PMT pregnancy or menopause)
  • Humidity, lack of moving air
  • Insomnia or broken sleep
  • Mouth-breathing/nasal & sinus problems
  • Poor posture or bad ergonomics at your desk
  • Post-operative or injury problems
  • Stimulants, caffeine and sugar
  • Talking a lot and fast
  • Tight clothes
  • The terrible twins – stress and fatigue
  • Post viral exhaustion
  • Work hassles, or redundancy

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Stress and bad posture affecting breathing
Poor posture or bad ergonomics at your desk can affect your breathing.