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Resonant Frequency Biofeedback Training to Increase Cardiac Variability: Rationale and Manual for Training
Heart rate and blood pressure, as well as other physiological systems, among healthy people, show a complex pattern of variability, characterized by multifrequency oscillations. There is evidenceExpand
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Heart rate variability biofeedback: how and why does it work?
In recent years there has been substantial support for heart rate variability biofeedback (HRVB) as a treatment for a variety of disorders and for performance enhancement (Gevirtz, 2013). SinceExpand
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Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Increases Baroreflex Gain and Peak Expiratory Flow
Objective We evaluated heart rate variability biofeedback as a method for increasing vagal baroreflex gain and improving pulmonary function among 54 healthy adults. Methods We compared 10 sessions ofExpand
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Preliminary Results of an Open Label Study of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for the Treatment of Major Depression
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common mood disorder that can result in significant discomfort as well as interpersonal and functional disability. A growing body of research indicates thatExpand
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Characteristics of Resonance in Heart Rate Variability Stimulated by Biofeedback
As we previously reported, resonant frequency heart rate variability biofeedback increases baroreflex gain and peak expiratory flow in healthy individuals and has positive effects in treatment ofExpand
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Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback as a Method for Assessing Baroreflex Function: A Preliminary Study of Resonance in the Cardiovascular System
This study describes the use of a biofeedback method for the noninvasive study of baroreflex mechanisms. Five previously untrained healthy male participants learned to control oscillations in heartExpand
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A Pilot Study of the Efficacy of Heart Rate Variability (HRV) Biofeedback in Patients with Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a non-inflammatory rheumatologic disorder characterized by musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, depression, cognitive dysfunction and sleep disturbance. Research suggests thatExpand
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The Effects of Specific Respiratory Rates on Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability
In this study respiratory rates of 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14 breaths per minute were employed to investigate the effects of these rates on heart rate variability (HRV). Data were collected 16 timesExpand
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Principles And Practice Of Stress Management
Part I: Introduction. Woolfolk, Lehrer, Allen, Conceptual Issues Underlying Stress Management. McGrady, Psychophysiological Mechanisms of Stress: A Foundation for the Stress Management Therapies.Expand
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Biofeedback treatment for asthma.
STUDY OBJECTIVES We evaluated the effectiveness of heart rate variability (HRV) biofeedback as a complementary treatment for asthma. PATIENTS Ninety-four adult outpatient paid volunteers withExpand
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