4-7-8 Breathing Technique for Relaxation

Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke

4-7-8 Breathing

  1. Close your mouth and inhale through your nose for 4 counts
  2. Hold your breath for 7 counts
  3. Exhale very slowly for 8 counts
  4. Re[eat steps 1-3 four times
  5. Do this exercise at least twice a day or when feeling stressed

Injuries to the frontal lobe may cause:

  • Inability to engage in decision-making or poor decision-making skills
  • Difficulties with planning, executive functioning, and attention
  • Loss of memory
  • Sudden or dramatic changes in personality
  • Changes in emotions
  • Difficulty understanding social cues
  • Difficulty with empathy or relating to other’s emotions
  • Changes in motor skills and spatial reasoning abilities