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Are You Finding it Hard to Sleep? Try This Simple Method And Fall Asleep in Just One Minute

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Are You Finding it Hard to Sleep? Try This Simple Method and Fall Asleep in Just One Minute

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If you are stressed after work or you have anxiety, it may be very difficult for you to fall asleep. If you are facing this problem, you may need this simple solution to fall asleep. This simple method will calm down your nerves and you will get a nice rest. 

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This method is simple and it is called the '4-7-8' method.

Below is how to do it:

1. Breathe through your nose calmly for 4 seconds 

2. Hold your breath for 7 seconds

3. Breathe out through your mouth slowly and release the gas for 8 seconds. 

And that's all! It's a simple method and it may sound crazy but it really works! 

How it works

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Since there is an increase in the level of adrenaline in your blood when you are stressed or anxious, your breathing rate gets lighter and faster. The above breathing method will act as a sedative that will slow down your breathing rate. This will thereby forces down the rhythm of your heart and making you calm down quickly. 

This method is also helpful in calming down your mind by helping you concentrate on your breathing. During this time, your CNS will reduce its activity and making the anxiety feeling disappear. You can confirm this method from any neurologist. 

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Above all, your whole body relaxes. This method is just like an anesthetic as it was confirmed by Andrew Weil, Harvard medical doctor. He stated that the '4-7-8' method has been in existence in India for several centuries. They use it when practicing yogito achieve a complete relaxation state. 

Apart from anxiety and stressful feelings, this method is also helpful if you wake up in the middle of the night because something is bothering you. You will sleep in no time. 

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