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  1. Nord Wolf

    Breathing Exercises

    We all know how important breathing is, obviously. I’ve been practicing breathing exercises since I was a kid, over 40 years ago. That was when I started to learn them from my martial arts masters. Over the decades I learned more and more, and taught many of them to students through the...
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    Neural Dysregulation in Post-Covid Fatigue (Baker et al, 2022)

    Preprint: Neural Dysregulation in Post-Covid Fatigue (Baker et al, 2022) Abstract Following infection from SARS-CoV-2, a substantial minority of people develop lingering after-effects known as ′long COVID′. Fatigue is a common complaint with substantial impact on daily life, but the neural...