Remember those yoga classes where all you had to do was to spread a mat and become a glorious but awkward ballerina?

Source: Wall Street Journal

And that one breathing exercise which would sometimes blow out your own snot?

Yes, this one. The glorious Pranayama - the yogic exercise that helps control your breath.

Source: Gyphy Cat

And ab angrez ye bhi chura le gaye as they've rehashed it as 'cardiac coherence breathing'.

Scientific American recently published an article which stated that proper breathing brings can stabilise the heartbeat, eventually dampening anxiety.

Tell us something new.

Desi Twitter woke up from their deep slumber to rectify the blatant rehash.

In their defence, they did, however, mention Pranayama in their article.

Recommendations for how to modulate breathing and influence health and mind appeared centuries ago as well. Pranayama (“breath retention”) yoga was the first doctrine to build a theory around respiratory control, holding that controlled breathing was a way to increase longevity.

Anyhow, we've been there, done that, and that too for thousands of years.