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#244: The New Mind-Blowing Science of Breathing with James Nestor

Dhru Purohit Podcast

The New Mind-Blowing Science of Breathing | This episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Cozy Earth.Most of us go throughout the day without giving the act of breathing a single thought. Considering how impactful the way we breathe is on our physical and mental health though, I think it’s time we change that. Breathing is such an underrecognized topic in the health space that today we’re resharing an in-depth episode all about it, with author James Nestor.How well our body takes in oxygen impacts our health on every level. From how well we sleep to our stress response and even our metabolism, breath is an incredible tool for optimizing health. On this episode of The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru talks to James Nestor about the forgotten power of breathing and how we can tap into it to dramatically improve how we feel. James Nestor is an author and journalist who has written for Scientific American, Outside, The New York Times, and more. His latest book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art, was released in May of this year and was an instant New York Times bestseller. Breath explores how the human species has lost the ability to breathe properly--and how to get it back. In this episode, we dive into:-How important our breathing process is to human health (2:59) -How our breath influences so much of our health (10:43)  -Stanford University breathing experiment (12:40) -How our modern industrial diet has impacted the way we breathe (16:08) -How lung capacity is synonymous with longevity (25:54) -How breathing less increases oxygen and CO2 (31:01) -How to establish better nasal breathing (47:39) -Mouth breathing and dehydration (54:45) -The importance of eliciting a parasympathetic response before you eat (59:39)-How to breathe in order to reduce inflammation in the body (1:00:56) -Are we getting enough oxygen when we wear a mask? (1:04:07)For more on James Nestor follow him on Instagram @MrJamesNestor, Facebook @MrJamesNestor, Twitter @MrJamesNestor, and through his website https://www.mrjamesnestor.com/. Get his book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art at https://www.mrjamesnestor.com/breath.This episode is brought to you by BiOptimizers and Cozy Earth.BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough contains 7 different forms of magnesium, which all have different functions in the body. BiOptimizers is offering my community a few special bundles for a limited time, with select purchases. Just head to magbreakthrough.com/dhru with code DHRU10. If you’re looking for super comfortable and stylish men’s and women’s pajamas, joggers, robes, and hoodies, Cozy Earth has you covered! Cozy Earth is offering my audience 40% off. Just head to cozyearth.com and use the discount code DHRUPODCAST. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 20mins

21 Oct 2021

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James Nestor - the Art and Science of Breathing

How To Academy Podcast

In this week's podcast, science writer and Sunday Times bestselling author James Nestor joins us with a guide that will forever change the way you think about health and wellbeing. We breathe 25,000 times a day: yet as a species, humans have lost the ability to breathe correctly - with grave consequences for our health. James travelled the world to discover the hidden science behind ancient breathing practices to figure out what went wrong and how to fix it. He shared his story with Hannah MacInnes.You will never breathe the same again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr

4 Oct 2021

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Breath with James Nestor

Better with Dr. Stephanie

Your breath is a powerful force of nature. Tune in to this episode with James Nestor, accomplished author, and breathwork expert to find out how to master your breath and unlock countless benefits. In the episode, we discuss James’ experience in his clinical trial of mouth breathing for 10 days and the findings that followed. He explains the problems that arise from long-term mouth breathing and how breathing through your nose is an absolute game-changer. We talk about the development of the mouth, oral posture, and how it can hinder efficient breathing. We give advice on the correct breathing habits to adopt, ways to improve sleep with mouth tape, breathwork techniques, and breathing for your parasympathetic.  We’d like to thank our sponsors, Athletic Greens - redeem an exclusive offer here: athleticgreens.com/stephanieOrion Red Light Therapy - get 10% off your order with Promo Code “STEPHANIE10” https://www.orionrlt.ca/?ref=StephanieLumen - get $25 off your order with Promo Code “DRSTEPHANIE25” https://www.lumen.me/?fid=1799Ancestral Supplements - Use Promo Code “ASA10” for 10% off any purchase https://shop.ancestralsupplements.com/discount/Tribe10?rfsn=5900205.652074&utm_source=refersion&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=5900205.652074 Some of the links above are affiliate which means that making a purchase through them won’t cost you anything - in fact, you get a discount for being a valued listener to the Better! Podcast. We do receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast and we thank you for that! Connect with James: https://www.mrjamesnestor.com/breath Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mrjamesnestor  And follow me on social:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.stephanie.estimaFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/betterwithdrstephanie  Join the Hello Betty Community here - https://hellobetty.club/membership/ Episode Overview: 6:30 Introduction9:30 James’s First Breath Experience14:40 Observations Of Free Diving19:31 James’s Clinical Trial of Mouth Breathing25:45 Changes From Mouth Breathing Experiment28:24 Problems Long Term Mouth Breathing30:48 Soft Foods and Development Of Mouth35:00 Dentistry and Orthodontics39:26 What You Can Do To Expand Your Airways44:43 Oral Posture & Diaphragmatic Breathing49:53 How Your Body Has The Power To Adapt52:36 How We Can Correct Your Breathing Habits55:19 Fixing Breathing During Sleep with Sleep Tape1:04:28 Breathwork Techniques1:07:54 Panic Attacks & Anxiety With Over Breathing1:11:18 The Perfect Breath1:15:37 Breathing For Parasympathetic1:17:54 Connecting With James Get yourself a copy of my best-selling book, The Betty Body - https://bettybodybook.comJoin the Hello Betty Community here - https://hellobetty.club/membership/

1hr 22mins

4 Oct 2021

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116. Why You Need To Relearn How To Breathe | James Nestor

The Mikhaila Peterson Podcast

Want to sponsor the show? Message sponsorships@mikhailapeterson.com Mikhaila and James Nestor spark up an interesting conversation about sleep apnea. They discuss the effects of sleep apnea in addition to some ways of reducing it. Mikhaila shares her opinion on soothers which led their discussion to proper breathing. If you’re interested in seeing whether you properly breathe or have an interest in freediving, then this video is for you. James Nestor is an American Journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. He appeared on many television and radio shows in addition to an appearance on TEDX to share his experience on breathing and deep diving. If you enjoyed this episode, remember to subscribe! Find more James Nestor on his website: https://www.mrjamesnestor.com/ Follow his Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/mrjamesnestor/?hl=en Check out James’s Tik Tok: https://twitter.com/mrjamesnestor?lang=en ———————————— Follow Me On ———————————— Audio - https://linktr.ee/mikhailapeterson Twitter - https://twitter.com/MikhailaAleksis Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mikhailapeterson Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mikhailapetersonpodcast Lion Diet - https://linktr.ee/liondiet Telegram - https://t.me/mikhailapeterson ———————————— Show Notes ———————————— [0:00] Intro [03:22] How to reduce sleep apnea. [05:22] The different effects of sleep apnea. [06:28] Working the tube in the throat. [09:36] How to spot proper breathing. [10:39] Oropharyngeal exercises. [14:19] Mikhaila’s experience with soothers and the problem with pacifiers. [19:17] Does sleep tape help? [22:00] What a proper breath looks like. [26:07] The breathing of Wim Hof. [29:41] Nestor’s book popularity. [31:57] Our twisted healthcare system and the effects on COVID19. [39:35] How James started. [41:41] Freediving. [44:47] James's experience in freediving. [49:54] The practice of freediving. [55:41] Wrap up #MikhailaPetersonPodcast #JamesNestor #Breath #SleepApnea #Freediving

56mins

24 Sep 2021

Most Popular

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James Nestor - The Power of Breathing to Enhance Performance, Relieve Stress and Anxiety, and Improve Sleep

The Gabby Reece Show

James Nestor is a NY Times Best Selling author and is on the podcast today talking about his latest book BREATH. James is the perfect advocate for why breathing correctly is vital for our emotional and physical health, and a curator of so many important people working in this area from dentists to gurus. He also explains how his interest in free diving led him to author DEEP and how this book brought him to write BREATH.  James shares what types of diverse breathing practices exist, and also reminds us that breathing correctly day in and day out may be one of our most underutilized tools we possess. Not to mention it's FREE and you can do it anywhere.  He even answers the question why everyone used to have straight teeth, and now why we need braces in modern life. James himself has changed the way he breathes after learning about the powerful benefits of simply breathing through your nose. We get into the why and the how of breathing: Breathing for performance, recovery, managing stress and anxiety, better sleep, and avoiding long term illness. EnjoyWebsite: www.mrjamesnestor.com / www.theglobalclassroom.comBooks: Deep, Breath, Get High Now (without drugs)Virtual Reality project: The Click EffectInstagram: @mrjamesnestor Show SponsorsThe Ready State: Free Trial www.TheReadyState.com / Try the Virtual Coach for free for 14 Days / Use Gabby 10 to get 10% off for life after the free trial (expires 12/31/2021)The Ready State began as MobilityWOD in 2008. And for over a decade, we pioneered new methods to help athletes with their movement, mobility, and recovery by offering mobility training program. We worked with Olympic gold medalists, UFC champions, and dozens of other pro sports organizations. But at its core, our message was always focused on helping you be more ready…Ready for your next race. Ready for your next workout. Ready to run around with your kids. Ready for anything life throws your way.Laird Superfood: Visit www.Lairdsuperfood.com ~ Get 20% off with code gabby2021The Gabby Reece Show talks to top experts with the goal of extracting the best information you will need to navigate the universe of health, fitness, relationships, parenting, and business. Gabby keeps it simple but gets to the heart of the conversation with the hopes of providing you with realistic takeaways.PODCAST - www.wizard.podlink.to/gabbyreeceWEBSITE - www.gabriellereece.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 58mins

16 Aug 2021

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The science of breath with James Nestor

Crappy to Happy

Cass talks to author and science journalist, James Nestor about the power of breath to impact our physical and mental health. James dedicated several years of his life to researching the history of how the human species has lost the ability to breathe properly and why as a result we’re suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, autoimmune disease, allergies and more. James shares what he learned and some useful ideas for how we can all begin to take back control of our breath and our health. You can buy James’ book “Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art” here: tinyurl.com/as7x3rsa Find out more about James at www.mrjamesnestor.com Connect with Cass: www.cassdunn.com instagram.com/cassdunn_xo facebook.com/cassdunn.xo Join the Crappy to Happy community: www.facebook.com/groups/crappytohappycommunity See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

47mins

1 Aug 2021

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#197 How To Transform Your Health Through Your Breath with James Nestor

Feel Better, Live More with Dr Rangan Chatterjee

CAUTION: This episode contains mild swearing.I’m delighted to welcome James Nestor, the brilliant science journalist and author of Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art back to the podcast. James and I first spoke last September on episode 124. It was such a popular episode – in fact the YouTube version is my most-watched show! And I knew there was so much more I wanted to talk about with this inspiring guest, who’s such a wealth of knowledge on the untapped potential of breathwork.Since its publication last spring, James’s book has become an international bestseller, translated into 30 languages. Much of its appeal, I believe, comes from the author’s easy-to-read yet rigorous, objective approach. James isn’t trying to convince us that any one technique is better than another, or to push his opinion. He writes as an enquiring journalist, looking for the science to support effects that have been celebrated for thousands of years.It doesn’t matter if you missed last year’s conversation or you’re new to the concept of breathwork, as this episode is a handy recap. We cover all the basics of nasal breathing, the science of carbon dioxide tolerance, and the benefits of harnessing our breath for conditions ranging from asthma to anxiety, emphysema to scoliosis. And if you did catch our previous chat? Rest assured we go way deeper in this one! We delve into some of the super-breathing techniques like Tummo breathing (as popularised by Wim Hof), Holotropic Breathwork and Sudarshan Kriya. James shares his own experience of each, as well as the evidence behind them.Not only has James spent years researching and collating his work, he’s been talking about his findings non-stop to a fascinated audience for the past year. And yet his enthusiasm shows no sign of waning. That, he says, is because he has first-hand knowledge of how life-changing breathwork can be. It’s free, it’s easy, it doesn’t require much of your time, and the results can be instantaneous. I think you’ll be motivated and inspired to try some of the tips that James shares as you listen. So why is it that we have come so far from what should come naturally to us? Answers to all this, and more, in today’s episode. I hope you enjoy listening. Thanks to our sponsors:http://www.calm.com/livemorehttp://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/livemorehttp://www.athleticgreens.com/livemoreShow notes available at https://drchatterjee.com/197Follow me on https://www.instagram.com/drchatterjeeDISCLAIMER: The content in the podcast and on this webpage is not intended to constitute or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have heard on the podcast or on my website. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

2hr 28mins

6 Jul 2021

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TMHS 491: Snoring, Hypertension, Dental Health, & The Science of Breathing - With Guest James Nestor

The Model Health Show

“For breath is life, so if you breathe well you will live long on Earth.” -Sanskrit Proverb  The healing and calming power of the breath has been recognized for thousands of years. There’s a reason why breathing is an important element of many yoga and meditation practices, childbirth techniques, mantras, stress management practices, and so much more. Our breath is an essential, evolutionary component of our body and mind.  Today’s guest, James Nestor, literally wrote the book on the power of breathing. In Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art, James draws upon his journalism background, his willingness to experiment with his body, and years of scientific studies on the impact that breath has on our overall health. On today’s show, he’s sharing key insights on how human breathing has evolved, how our breathing can impact different systems in the body, and why the act of breathing is an important health pillar that’s often overlooked in our modern world.  You’re going to hear about how our breathing has changed the way we’ve evolved, and how breathing properly can heal a variety of ailments. James is sharing his experience undergoing a breathing study, plus tips you can incorporate to tweak your breathing. This episode is filled with powerful insights you can use to gain control of your breathing and in turn, improve your health. Enjoy! In this episode you’ll discover: What inspired James to write a book about breathing.  Why humans are the worst breathers in the animal kingdom.  What makes humans’ teeth crooked. Why dog breeds like pugs and bulldogs suffer from respiratory issues. The link between mouth breathing and dental cavities.  How slowing your breathing can affect your heart rate and blood pressure.  What happened when James volunteered for a breathing study. The role that nasal cilia play in fighting viruses. How our noses play a part in immune function. What honeymoon rhinitis is.  How to utilize alternate nostril breathing.  What mouth taping is, and the benefits it provides. How nasal breathing impacts snoring and sleep apnea. What pulmonauts are. The link between spine health and breathing practices. How breath holding can help you control your nervous system. The main drawback of wearing a mask. Why pregnant women are more prone to hypertension. The connection between ADHD and disordered breathing.  Items mentioned in this episode include: PaleoValley.com/model -- Use code MODEL for 15% off! Beekeepersnaturals.com/model -- Get 15% off raw honey & other natural remedies! Breath by James Nestor My Stroke of Insight: TED Talk by Jill Bolte Taylor Connect with James Nestor Website / Twitter / Instagram Be sure you are subscribed to this podcast to automatically receive your episodes:  Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Soundcloud * Download Transcript Join TMHS Facebook community - Model Nation 

2hr 1min

29 Jun 2021

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#251 James Nestor - Breaking Down the Lost Art of Breathing

What Got You There with Sean DeLaney

James Nestor is an author and journalist who’s recent book Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art is one of the most interesting books Sean’s read in recent years.  Breath explores how humans have lost the ability to breathe properly over the past several hundred thousand years and is now suffering from a laundry list of maladies -- snoring, sleep apnea, asthma, autoimmune disease -- because of it.  This conversation will be drawing on thousands of years of medical texts and recent cutting-edge studies in pulmonology, psychology, biochemistry, and human physiology, to breakdown the importance of our breathing and how we can improve our overall health and well being!  Episode Notes Watch on YouTube  Subscribe to my Newsletter Connect with us! Whatgotyouthere NuSkool Snacks Collagen Protein Bars https://nuskoolsnacks.com/

59mins

20 Jun 2021

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413: James Nestor - Breathe This Way to Transform Your Body and Mind

The Ultimate Health Podcast

Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/jamesnestor413 James Nestor (@mrjamesnestor) has written for Outside, Scientific American, The Atlantic, Dwell, The New York Times, and many other publications. His latest book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art, was an instant New York Times bestseller. James has appeared on dozens of national television shows, including ABC’s Nightline and CBS’s Morning News, and on NPR. In this episode, we discuss: How James became fascinated with the subject of breath and breathing What James learned from studying free divers The 10-day mouth breathing experiment Why it’s advantageous to breathe through your nose The difference between mouth vs. nose breathing During allergy season snoring & sleep apnea goes up Mouth breathing can affect the development of your face Breastfed babies will be less apt to snoring, sleep apnea & crooked teeth The problem with braces Palatal expansion is the new wave of orthodontics Practices to make nose breathing an unconscious habit You can change the size of your mouth Our environment impacts our breathing Overbreathing can make you more apt to have osteoporosis Why balancing carbon dioxide in your system is important What is hypoventilation training? Carbon dioxide training is an effective therapy for anxiety The benefits of mouth taping CPAPs are doing nothing to help the root cause of sleep apnea Myofunctional therapy trains people to have proper oral posture Why you should use a neti pot Hacks for better breathing Tummo is similar to the Wim Hof Method The breathing technique called the “physiological sigh” 5.5 breaths per minute Take control of your breath anytime of the day Holotropic breathing brings up subconscious thoughts Keep breathing... make it calm, light, slow and deep Show sponsors: Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products BiOptimizers <== 10% off BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough by using the code ultimatehealth10 at checkout Paleovalley <== 15% off all Paleovalley products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Alitura <== 20% off your first order of Alitura’s life-changing skin care products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Related links: James Nestor - Breath (book) James Nestor's website Follow James Nestor on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter James Nestor - Deep (book) Dr. Jayakar Nayak Anders Olsson Dr. Michael Gelb Dr. Kevin Boyd Dr. Marianna Evans Dr. William Hang Dr. Justin Feinstein The Sleep Tape 5M Dr. Ann Kearney 3M Micropore Tape Dr. Mark Burhenne Listen to Dr. Mark Burhenne previously on TUHP (episode #083) Oura Ring Wim Hof (books) Dr. Andrew Huberman XPT Life app (Midday Energizer Breathing Exercise) Paced Breathing (app) Related episodes: 366: Dr. Andrew Weil – Spontaneous Happiness 305: Dave Asprey – Game Changers, Practicing Gratitude & Forgiveness, Holotropic Breathing vs. Ayahuasca 288: Dr. Steven Lin – The Dental Diet • Oxygen Is The Most Crucial Nutrient • Vitamin K1 vs. K2 125: Robyn Youkilis – Next Level Chewing, Breathing, & Pooping 052: Shawn Stevenson – Sleep Smarter | Living Spring Water | Solutions For Snoring How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!

1hr 29mins

8 Jun 2021

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