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Figure 1: Steps of alternate nostril breathing exercise (a) The subjects were asked to close the left nostril with the left hand's finger and inhale through the right nose for 6 s. (b) Then, they closed the right nostril by the index finger and held the breath for 6 s. (c) Then, they exhaled through the left nostril slowly for 6 s. (d) Then, they inhaled through the left nose, keeping the right nostril closed for 6 s. (e) Then, the subjects hold the breath, closing both nostrils for 6 s. (f) Then, they exhaled through the right nose, keeping the left closed for 6 s

Figure 1: Steps of alternate nostril breathing exercise (a) The subjects were asked to close the left nostril with the left hand's finger and inhale through the right nose for 6 s. (b) Then, they closed the right nostril by the index finger and held the breath for 6 s. (c) Then, they exhaled through the left nostril slowly for 6 s. (d) Then, they inhaled through the left nose, keeping the right nostril closed for 6 s. (e) Then, the subjects hold the breath, closing both nostrils for 6 s. (f) Then, they exhaled through the right nose, keeping the left closed for 6 s