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Questions tagged [apnea-holding-breath]

Questions about temporary absence or voluntary cessation of breathing.

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Breath-holding induced hypoxia and brain damage

I am currently researching the "Wim Hof Method" a big part of which is hyperventilation and breath-holding induced hypoxia. In another answer on the topic on this site I saw the following study being ...
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Need to exhale while holding breath

Recently I tried holding my breath for as long as I could. I managed to hold it for almost 2 minutes, but after a bit more than 1 minute, I already felt a strong need to exhale some of the air. At the ...
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Are all Infants' Aquatic Instincts lost after 7ish months? Can they be maintained if skills are utilized often?

Babies have extraordinary instincts upon their arrival just into this world. It just happens naturally. One of these is of the swimming variety as witnessed in this video Underwater Baby Divers. Who ...