Category Archives: Limbic Breathing


Majid Ali, M.D.  The Lungs Offer An Escape From the Tyranny of An Irritated Heart Can a restless heart save 40,320 beats per day? Hard to believe the answer is yes. Consider the following example: A 40-year-old man presented with a two-year history of overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism), heart palpitations, “shakes,” pain and stiffness involving several joints, and chronic fatigue.

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Majid Ali, M.D. Hypertension is addiction of arteries to tightness. Every cruelty suffered tightens the muscles in blood vessels as well as muscles throughout the body. The tighter the vessels, which carry blood from the heart (arteries), the higher the pressure of blood contained in them. Every encounter with someone’s stupidity adds to that tightness—and to the blood pressure. Every

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Healing With Limbic Breathing – A Clinical POutcome Study

  Majid Ali, M.D. There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nietzsche In mid-1980s, I coined the term limbic breathing for a specific type of breathing (illustrated later in this column) to enhance the clinical neurophysiological and metabolic benefit of a protocol of self-regulation. During those years, my interest shifted from the chemistry of

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