Mouth Breathing During Exercise May Lead To many Health Deseases


  • Rachna Prasad


One of the most basic requirements for an effective exercise session is better oxygenation of your
muscular tissues and organs. You can actually find out how well your tissues are being oxygenated by
how you emit.
While breathing is a fundamental natural function of human beings, it can be negatively influenced by
many components of modern living such as accent, sitting at a desk all day, and excessive talking. In fact,
about 80 percent of the Western population breathes incorrectly.
Nasal breathing has a number of physiological advantages for your health and your fitness. The amount of
benefit you derive from your exercise efforts is largely manipulated by your breathing habits, which stand
upon your performance, endurance, post-exercise energy levels, and even your ability to metabolize fat.
Most people overbreathe – in other words, they chronically hyperventilate. Distinctive characteristics of
overbreathing include mouth breathing, upper chest breathing, sighing, noticeable breathing during sleep,
and taking large breaths prior to the oral presentation. Overbreathing during exercise can cause a number
of harmful effects. The means to forbid this, is to "retrain" your nose to do the job it was designed to


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Prasad, R. (2015). Mouth Breathing During Exercise May Lead To many Health Deseases. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJOSTHE, 2(1). Retrieved from