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What breathing exercise can I teach my child to help manage anxiety?

What breathing exercise can I teach my child to help manage anxiety?

Published: Mar. 8, 2022Updated: Mar. 17, 2022

The fight or flight response occurs within the sympathetic nervous system. With this breathing exercise demonstrated by Dr. Stutman, we can activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which is responsible for the relaxation response in our body.

For more information about helping manage anxiety, check out our article Back to School/Back to Life with Anxiety Specialists at CARE-LA: The Takeaway.

4-7-8 Breath Exercise

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