Friday, January 13, 2012

The majority of commercial aircraft are designed to be pressurized to the equivalent of an elevation of 6,000 to 8,000 feet about 11 pounds per square inch. This decreased pressure environment diminishes our bodies’ ability to absorb oxygen. Passengers may experience fatigue, nausea, headaches, sleeplessness, and (on extended flights) even pulmonary oedema.  Also, you may find when you start to stress out you are breathing very shallowly. One way to instantly get into the Now is by breathing. Taking deep breaths will calm your mind, give you that more of that oxygen you need and relax your body and mind.  REMEMBER

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