Stomach pain when chanting

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yinyangkoi
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Stomach pain when chanting

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Hello, during chanting my stomach starts to hurt, sometimes I even have to stop. It happens just 10 minutes in the chanting. Should I see a doctor or is that normal from chanting?
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Archie2009
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Re: Stomach pain when chanting

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I would go see a doctor as soon as possible.
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Losal Samten
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Re: Stomach pain when chanting

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Possible holding tension due to the changes in breathing and musculature when chanting.

Fabio Andrico has some good videos on how to open one's breathing without tension; when you experientially know how to do it right, you'll be able to spot where you go wrong when doing the chanting.


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