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Could the cerebral hypoxia caused by voluntarily hyperventilating for an hour ("breathwork") cause brain damage?

TL;DR hyperventilating for 60 minutes for psychedelic/meditative/therapeutic effect: is this dangerous? Hyperventilation can lead to cerebral hypoxia, as hypocapnia (reduced CO2 in blood) causes ...
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Does Wim Hof's breathing method accelerate the aging process of the body?

Wim Hof's breathing method is acclaimed to improve physical and mental health by following the following routine once every day: 30 deep, strong breaths breath-hold after exhalation for as long as ...
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