Such breathing may be seen in various abnormal conditions; such as, cerebrovascular accident, spinal cord injury, and coma.
Singers practice this method so they can enhance their vocal performances.2. Breathing which is supplemented by abdominal wall muscles that compress the contents of the abdomen and indirectly raise the diaphragm.
This kind of deep breathing is shown by the expansion of the abdomen rather than the chest when breathing.
It is generally considered a healthier and fuller way to ingest oxygen, and it is often used as a therapy for hyperventilation, anxiety disorders and stuttering.
Used to maintain control during exertion or to regain control in dyspnea which is difficulty in breathing, often associated with lung or heart disease and resulting in shortness of breath.
It is said to be a sign of meningitis.2. Breathing marked by several short breaths followed by long, irregular periods of apnea.
It is seen in patients with increased intracranial pressure.
Named for Camille Biot, French physician, born in 1878.
These two terms are NOT based on the "bio" element; however, they are placed here to clarify any confusion someone might have when seeing the terms in use.