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Breathing Zone - Relaxing Breathing Exercises

By Breathing Zone

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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*.

Featured In:
• Harvard Medical School's Harvard Health Newsletter
• Techland
• The Huffington Post
• Lifehacker

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."

• 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."

• Lifehacker
"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.


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Customer Reviews

Best breathing app out there

It has the one critical feature so many other apps miss -- the ability to manually change breathing rate midsession. Slowing down too much and you can't take a breath that deep? Just raise the rate a little. Getting really relaxed and want to go slower than the app is going? Just lower the rate.

This one extremely important feature allows you to adapt the app to YOUR breathing throughout the session, making it a truly relaxing experience instead of a struggle to keep up with the cues the way it is with so many other apps.

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.

The best I've found.

I love this app. I've tried a lot of meditation apps and haven't liked most very well. This one just gets it right (for me anyway) in every regard that I can think of. It really makes the practice much more enjoyable and doable for me.

(The only thing I would add is the option to set a reminder to meditate, but there are other ways to accomplish that and I don't hold the lack of this option against the app or its creators.)

Breathing Zone - Relaxing Breathing Exercises
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $3.99
  • Category: Medical
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  • Version: 2.6
  • Size: 16.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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