Can slow deep breathing reduce pain? An experimental study exploring mechanisms

Hassan Jafari*, Ali Gholamrezaei, Mathijs Franssen, Lukas Van Oudenhove, Qasim Aziz, Omer Van den Bergh, Johan W.S. Vlaeyen, Ilse Van Diest

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1018-1030
Number of pages13
JournalThe Journal of Pain
Volume21
Issue number9-10
Early online date21 Jan 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Slow deep breathing
  • paced breathing
  • pain
  • baroreflex
  • blood pressure
  • cardiac vagal tone
  • HEART-RATE-VARIABILITY
  • RESPIRATORY SINUS ARRHYTHMIA
  • BAROREFLEX EFFECTIVENESS INDEX
  • BLOOD-PRESSURE
  • BARORECEPTOR STIMULATION
  • NERVE-STIMULATION
  • SENSITIVITY
  • MODULATION
  • FREQUENCY
  • PERCEPTION

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