Breathing Zone - Relaxing Breathing Exercises
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Breathing Zone is a doctor recommended breathing exercise that can reduce stress and anxiety and improve your mood. Used daily, Breathing Zone can also help manage high blood pressure.
With Breathing Zone, you can change your life one breath at a time.
• Winner 2014 HealthTap Top 10 Best Mind & Body Apps.
• Recommended by over 80 top US doctors*.
• Harvard Medical School's Harvard Health Newsletter
• Time.com Techland
• The Huffington Post
Easy to Use
There are no complicated settings and no difficult breathing patterns to master. All you need to do is breathe in and out according to the guide.
• Easy to follow voice instructions.
• Intuitive animated breathing guide.
• Five calming guide sounds.
• Breathing Analyzer measures your breathing rate.
• Timed sessions from 5 to 60 minutes.
• Weekly Target tracks your therapeutic breathing minutes.
High Blood Pressure:
The FDA now approves therapeutic breathing as a recognized treatment for high blood pressure (hypertension). Clinical studies in the Journal of Human Hypertension and the American Journal of Hypertension have shown that doing therapeutic breathing for 45 minutes a week can help lower high blood pressure.
• Harvard Health Newsletter
"This app employs the phone's microphone to assess your breathing, then establishes a realistically reduced "Target Rate." You can choose an audio accompaniment and set the length of your relaxation session. You then breathe in and out in sync with an image that pulsates at a gradually slower pace."
• Time.com Techland
"If you find yourself becoming overagitated calm yourself with Breathing Zone, a handy iPhone app that'll help keep the typical stress of fomenting unrest somewhat in check."
• The Huffington Post
"The soothing visualizer function shows the in-out pattern of the breath with a colorful flower-like figure."
"If you're a bit stressed or anxious, it's a good way to help you alleviate those feelings in just a few minutes."
• Jessica Garrett Mills, PhD
Breathing Zone takes the guess work out of meditation. It’s completely devoid of any new-agey-ness that might rub some folks the wrong way. It’s basically just guided breathing.
* Doctor recommendations on HealthTap
What's New in Version 2.6
• Adjusting the bpm during a session now works.
Missouri Board of Registration For The Healing Arts
Thanks, I can use this when I think about the Missouri Medical Board permitting UMKC to lie the ACGME about months of Breast Cancer and they reprimanded me. If the state legislature saw what I saw and how the medical board responded, we would likely have a reformed medical board with new laws governing their actions. Neither the ACGME nor the Missouri Medical Board reviewed the UMKC Pathology Department and how they lied about months of breast cancer care to the ACGME. UMKC Pathology said that they often documented the ischemic time even though they never did. The Medical Board didn't reprimand UMKC for lying, they didn't lose their accreditation, they didn't lose their medical licenses, they weren't given a slap on the wrist. The Medical Board of Missouri enabled UMKC to lie to the ACGME and get away with lying about months of poor patient care. Now people think I am a liar like the pathology chair who lied under oath before the medical board's very eyes, similar to how she lied to the Georgia Medical Board. Thank you, I need this app.
Best Meditation/Guided Breathing App
I suffer from anexity as well as hypertension. I've searched the App Store high and low for the best meditation and guided breathing apps and this is it. I like that it's not overly complicated and that you can successfully use the app in just minutes to relax and relieve stress. I remember the first time I used this program it made me feel so high and I started cracking up laughing I felt so good. I couldn't believe I had found something that relaxed me so well as I'm normally very tense.
Couldn't meditate without it
I'm new to meditation and my mind just goes wild. After using this app for 3 minutes, a 10 minute mediation doesn't seem impossible. I use it before every meditation session for 3 minutes to get down to 5 bpm. It makes controlling your breathing a 1000 times easier. I hate paying for apps but I highly recommend this one.
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- Category: Medical
- Updated: Mar 06, 2014
- Version: 2.6
- Size: 16.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Breathing Zone Limited
- © Breathing Zone
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.