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Does playing the didj have any effect on your health?

Please comment on the health effects of didj playing

Anonymous from Australia It has a very positive effect I think that it has improved my asthma which I have suffered mildly through out my life.
Aaron from New Zealand It has a very positive effect Very good for soul and body
Aaron from USA It has a very positive effect 1. Happiness 2. Rest 3. Deep breathing... Ahaaaaaaa
Anonymous It has a positive effect It is rewarding to play and to be able to create music with others.
Adam Brousseau from Canada No effect I am a singer and trumpet player so I find that the circular breathing and long phrases needed to play the didj help me with my breath control and help me to breath more deeply
Alex from USA It has a positive effect Makes me feel more awake during the day I think about it and it jolts me up
Alexandra from USA It has a very positive effect Sleep apnea stress
Anonymous from New Zealand It has a positive effect It is part of my daily meditative activities and I find that it centres and grounds me as well as energizes me.
Amanda Hall from Australia I cannot play didj My two sons play and made their own from scratch good for my boys lungs
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect It relaxes me a lot. I love to listen to the didj. I thought if I could learn to play and use circular breathing I would be able to help my lung capacity. I have an autoimmune disease that affects my breathing.
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Paz y relajaci
Andreas from Sweden It has a positive effect Fills out the lungs with the pressure involved when playing
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Relax my heart lungs and mind
Andrew Zacchini from USA It has a positive effect Over all well being
Andrew Zwack from USA It has a positive effect Helps me with deep belly breathing which I use to meditate and the sound of the didj calms my mind
Andy from United Kingdom It has a positive effect I find the sound and vibration when playing to be very relaxing.
Angie from USA I cannot play didj I came across this website while collecting information for a college essay. I have not thought about such until I started reading. I am interested in winning or purchasing one for my boyfriend that has cancer in hopes it will help him.
Annette from Chile It has a positive effect Better breathing we believe in healing sounds all over the body
Anonymous I cannot play didj Good for one's health.
Antoni from Spain It has a positive effect When I play didjeridoo there was quiet and peaceful.
Ariella Trotti from Italy It has a very positive effect Calm inner meditation and circular breathing make my health better (sorry for my english)
Austin from USA I cannot play didj I am interested in the didj helping with snoring and overall calmness.
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect Calmness relaxation don't catch colds when I play regularly Sleep improves
Beaux from USA I cannot play didj It could give you a good cardio workout maybe
Anonymous from Netherlands It has a positive effect Gives peace kind of meditating
Ben from Australia It has a positive effect I think physically it helps me to breathe easier.. I work in poor conditions n seems after playing it clears me up.. mentally its the most relaxing thing I can do.. nothing frees the mind like it
Bennett from USA It has a positive effect Snoring and insomnia
Bill from USA No effect Haven't' played it long enough to know but it seems that it could build breath and thus help health
Bill from USA It has a positive effect Good for the lungs
Anonymous It has a very positive effect I have insomnia and when I meditate and play for at least a half hour I will be relaxed enough to sleep
Bradley from USA It has a positive effect Helps my breathing I believe.
Bradley from Australia It has a positive effect Playing didgeridoo helps with breathing and calms me. It's a lot like meditation in a way.
Brandon Fitzgerald from USA It has a very positive effect I have severe anxiety and I am on medication for it. I have also been hospitalized more than once for it. Even though I am very new and my didgeridoo is very poor quality when I do attempt to play I find that I nearly become completely relaxed. There is something in this simple instrument that gets deep into my soul and relaxes me. Honestly I have not felt that relaxed in a very long time. It is truly amazing.
Brandon from USA It has a very positive effect Gets the blood flowing
Anonymous from USA I cannot play didj It is very relaxing and stimulating to listen to.
Brenna from USA It has a very positive effect I am happy full of life in the morning. Have more than 1 bowel movement a day.
Brian from United Kingdom It has a positive effect Lowers my blood pressure
Brian James from United Kingdom It has a very positive effect It lifts my energy and moods the breathing improves lung function and using various techniques causes internal organs to be kind of massaged
Anonymous It has a positive effect Said to reduce sleep apnea - could be true.
Brian from USA I cannot play didj I just found out a didge can benefit my sleep apnea I have heard them but never touched 1 now I'm trying to find 1 I can afford.
Brooke from USA It has a very positive effect I have only played a few times but when I have played or been played to I feel the vibration throughout my body and I feel clear. It is hard to explain the feeling.
Bryan from USA It has a positive effect It has improved my posture and breathing as well as relaxing my mind
Caesar from USA It has a very positive effect Believe it or not it has totally eliminated my snoring! Which is great because it leads to more restful and healthy sleeping a pre-requisite to good health in general.
Caleb Schepart from USA It has a very positive effect Yeah I feel great while I'm playing and afterwards. It is good for my body. I am a very experienced musician sax player for 16 years I play many various instruments including wind instruments and didgeridoo is both great for the lungs but also the most physically comfortable to play because you can have a totally natural relaxed posture.
Anonymous from Australia It has a very positive effect Even though I can't play just practising and getting a drone going is a full body experience and is very relaxing.
Carl from United Kingdom It has a very positive effect Spiritual awakening and I have not had a cold since I started to play. Stronger lungs and breathing lower resting heart rate. Sleeping better and have stopped snoring!
Anonymous It has a positive effect I read it relaxes the body and there's some kind of therapy that helps people relieve stress.
Charles Dean from USA It has a very positive effect Relaxation better breathing/lung capacity mood enhancer almost like an aphrodisiac.
Chris from Canada It has a very positive effect Positive vibrations flow through my body!!!!!!!!!
Chris from Canada It has a very positive effect Breathing improves dramatically. After playing I breath more full breaths from a deeper place in my body. My nasal passages are clearer allowing for less wind resistance while breathing. My attitude improves dramatically. I am less apprehensive as I gain more focus and breath control through playing didj. I leave a playing session calmer then when I went in even if I spent the whole time playing fast tunes. My posture improves as I breath deeply while sitting on the floor. As my body becomes resonant with the instrument it becomes easier to make healthy shifts to my alignment and really set them in with deep breath.
Anonymous It has a positive effect I also play the trumpet and it really helps learning circular breathing and improved my performance on the trumpet. It's also great for relaxing the lips after playing the trumpet.
Cindy from Canada It has a very positive effect I have not done to much the effect that I am left with is very peaceful and very relaxed
Colby from USA It has a very positive effect My mood has gotten better it allows me to think clearer I've been more energetic
Colin from Australia It has a positive effect Snoring
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect The breathing alone is a great benefit. it is very meditative and since I use it for healing I get the benefit of the energy that comes thru me when I am applying it to others.
Dan from Germany It has a positive effect I find it very relaxing
Dana from USA It has a very positive effect It lowers the blood pressure and helps with disorders such as sleep apnea and asthma my strengthening your lungs.
Daniel from USA I cannot play didj I have heard it is good for treatment of sleep apnea
Daniel from USA It has a positive effect It helps center me and release stress. it is like meditating because I am so focused on one thing. releasing mental stress helps relax my body and keep me healthy.
Daran Wallman from Canada It has a very positive effect Meditative deep breathing calm peaceful clear mind focus. playing the didj totally changed my life.
Darrick from USA No effect It has had no noticeable effect on my health but I do believe that playing helps to stimulate my mind and creativity.
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Calms me down and get to relax
David Morgan from USA It has a very positive effect Helps with snoring increases oxygen in blood helps lung capacity
David from USA It has a positive effect It has helped minimize my sleep apnea.
Dawn from USA I cannot play didj All music soothes the soul
Deborah Switzer from USA I cannot play didj Helped reduce snoring. Sleep apnea
Debra from USA It has a very positive effect Circulation to my brain
Denay from USA It has a positive effect Calming effect & helps with increased breathing.
Anonymous It has a positive effect It makes me feel better, mostly mentally.
Dennis Sigala from USA It has a positive effect Aid in Sleep Apnea?
Derek from USA It has a very positive effect Vibrates my very being at a cellular level
Diego from Chile It has a very positive effect Mainly I think makes my breathing system more power and healthier. Can clean my breath.
Don Chasse Jr from USA It has a very positive effect I was shown by a sound healer how great the natural ultrasound of the didj helped me with scar tissue all over my body. I play directed towards my feet/legs as I am a pisces and deal with partial disability of my feet.
Don from USA I cannot play didj That is one reason that I have explored learning the didj. I am told that it is good for health.
Don from USA It has a very positive effect Breathing control and snore less
Donald from USA It has a very positive effect It bring me to a place of peace and quite. As a acupuncturist that is big medicine.
Donna from USA I cannot play didj I would suppose that since I have had some breathing issues that learning to play would strengthen my lungs and help with future breathing.
Doug Bischoff from USA It has a very positive effect Aside from strengthening breathing & vocal apparatus (which is proven to help with snoring & sleep apnea) it is excellent for building lung strength.
Doug from USA I cannot play didj Nothing known except that my friend who plays has quit smoking.:-)
Anonymous It has a positive effect Playing helps clear congestion in my lungs and sinuses. I recently started (since learning to circular breathe) to play daily to see if it will reduce my snoring. Too soon to tell.
Dustin from USA It has a positive effect It makes you feel good
Dylan from USA It has a positive effect I find it relaxes me
Anonymous It has a positive effect Seem to breath easier
Edward from USA It has a positive effect Research has shown a positive effect for my sleep apnea.
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Improve breathing
Elizabeth from USA It has a positive effect It is very soothing and has a calming effect on me.
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect Lung space
Eric Hamilton from USA It has a very positive effect General calm centeredness combined with/due to much larger lung capacity healthier breathing cycles vastly improved meditation kundalini awakening etc
Erik from USA It has a positive effect Relaxation and calming effect.
Anonymous It has a positive effect It is SO healing when ever I am around a didj. that's part of the reason I want to play...and part of the reason I've now brought one from you.
Fabien Ridon from France It has a very positive effect I thinks it make me better about vibration and also because I see people around me saying they feel better with it.
Felipe Gallo from Colombia It has a very positive effect I no longer snore...well sometimes I still do but with less frequency!!! Also it helps me reach a bodily relaxed state needed for certain throat problems i
Forest Weston from USA It has a very positive effect The breath stimulation is wonderful especially for someone who does not get enough exercise.
Forrest Johnson from USA It has a positive effect It helps me with my asthma.
Anonymous It has a positive effect Relaxation.
Franck from France It has a very positive effect My respiration is more easy like after jogging!!!
Anonymous from South Africa It has a very positive effect It clears my sinuses calms my mind gives me energy and seems to make me heal from sickness faster.
Frank from USA It has a positive effect It is like playing Himalayan singing bowls. Vibrational sound healing.
Gabriel Solis from Costa Rica It has a very positive effect I have CUCI activated by stress but didgeridoo help me to control that
Anonymous from United Kingdom It has a very positive effect Acts like meditation for me so calming and relaxing
Gary from United Kingdom It has a very positive effect Relaxation
Anonymous It has a positive effect I am asthmatic and it seems to help my lungs when I play more often.
Gary from USA It has a very positive effect Helps with snoring and sleep apnea
Gerald Osborne from USA It has a very positive effect When I play I feel calm and become one with nature.
Gerald Storrs from USA It has a very positive effect I have COPD. Didge is great help in just breathing
Giovanni from Italy It has a very positive effect Physical relaxation
Glenn from Australia It has a very positive effect I have used it in conjunction with giving up smoking firstly it gave me something to do when I need it and secondly has really pushed my lungs lol
Gordon Matheson from Australia It has a very positive effect Helps strengthen my Breathing
Gregor from Germany It has a positive effect It is relaxing meditating and fun
Anonymous It has a positive effect Love the sound vibration. think it's healing. Also has expanded lung capacity
Hayley from Australia I cannot play didj I believe that the sound vibrations have a healing effect on a cellular level.
Hue Stephens from Australia It has a very positive effect I seems to get blood flowing well it also takes me out of my usual frontal lobe functioning and gives me peace and I'm sure if I learned the proper stomach "breathing" then there would be profound positive effect on health
Ian from New Zealand It has a very positive effect Would have positive correlation to lung capacity
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect The breath is a very powerful when controlled and harnessed. It helps deep breathing and recovering when taking part in endurance sports like cycling. No snoring also with learning circular breathing.
Jacob from Australia It has a very positive effect Anything using deep breathing exercise has a benefit on your lungs. I also find I am energised after a session feel elated proud relaxed content. So I guess I'm saying it is good for your mental wellbeing. May help people suffering depression or give young people with no direction a sense of achievement.
Jake from Australia It has a positive effect It gets mt heart pumping and gives me more energy
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect Very calming and healing
Jason from USA No effect Just learning
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Relaxation
Jeannie from USA It has a very positive effect The breathing would strengthen your lungs and the music and playing would have a calming effect and act as a stress reliever.
Anonymous from USA No effect I haven't experienced any but have heard it can help with sleep apnea
Jenessa Sneva from USA It has a positive effect The simple zen of focusing on one's breathing brings me a peace of mind. Not to mention the work out it gives my lungs
Jerome from Us Minor Outlying Islands It has a very positive effect Lung capacity facial muscle strengthening...look younger...really. Got rid of neck flab.
Jim Miller from USA It has a positive effect Helps me breath better at night. I still use a CPAP machine to be on the safe side.
Jo-ellyn from USA It has a positive effect Lung development. stronger abs.
Joaquim Maricio from Portugal It has a very positive effect I can breathe better now I had some asthma issues but now I'm so much better.
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect I always feel "mellowed out"after I've played feeling more relaxed
Johan M It has a positive effect It has a relaxing effect on me. It is like meditating. It clears your mind and relaxes your body. This effect is strongest if I use vocals and circular breathing
John from USA It has a positive effect Not sure but I do feel that I can hold breathe longer.
John from USA No effect Supposed to help sleep apnea
John from USA It has a positive effect Relaxation
John Skillcorn from United Kingdom It has a positive effect I feel it's an uplifting experience playing my didj. Sad thing is I don't get to hear what other people hear!
Anonymous It has a positive effect Helps with breathing during lap swims.
John Watson from USA It has a positive effect I practice Zazen Meditation this is a great tool to add to my practice
Jordan Ackerman from Canada It has a very positive effect It's very spiritual when you can make vocalizations and sounds to meditate with surroundings to tel a story
Anonymous It has a very positive effect It helps my coordination and lung capacity
Joshua from USA It has a positive effect The sound and vibrations give me a sense of well being unparalleled by other instruments
Karl from Australia It has a positive effect Strengthened my lungs and diaphragm
Anonymous It has a very positive effect The lungs open wide up it allows you to be more focused (concentrated) general condition of the torso is improved. More oxygen to the brain has a calming effect on nervous people straight back sitting position...a big Yes for health.
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect I have asthma; circular breathing has helped me control my breathing better
Katlinel from USA It has a very positive effect Not only does it lower my blood pressure and generally improve my sense of well being it also helps my sleep apnea!
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Moves your lungs which circulates the blood and tones give you an all over great feeling.
Keith Kofoed from USA It has a very positive effect I can feel my self blowing out my negative emotions and pent up feelings. I also feel charged from the constant breathing and detoxified from all the saliva that comes out.
Anonymous It has a positive effect Deeper breathing
Anonymous It has a positive effect Deep breath Japanese call Fukusiki could be supported and promoted.
Anonymous It has a positive effect I has almost eliminated my snoring.
Kerry from USA It has a very positive effect I think that it increases oxygenation to the body which affects my health psychologically and physically and with sound waves and rhythm penetrating body cells.
Kevin from USA It has a positive effect Helps to keep you out of other destructive behaviors
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect It help me sleep at night
Kib from Canada It has a positive effect Clearer through resulting in deeper voice although not much deeper
Kieran from South Africa It has a positive effect It helps me with my lungs as I had asthma
Kimberly from USA It has a very positive effect The vibrations and the organic movements that come from the didj and any music/vibration instrument which is intended for joy and wholeness contributes greatly to health and wellbeing.
Anonymous from Greece I cannot play didj I've heard it helps sleep apnea that was what drove me here.
Lee from United Kingdom It has a positive effect Makes me feel good
Lee from United Kingdom It has a positive effect Makes me smoky lungs work better
Anonymous It has a positive effect It makes me still concentrated and I feel my lungs become stronger...but it also makes my breath different more deep...
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect Breath control
Anonymous It has a positive effect Gives me balance. relieves stress
Anonymous from Us Minor Outlying Islands No effect No noticeable effect. I could be wrong though.
Anonymous It has a positive effect I helps my respiratory system
Luke Poteete from USA It has a very positive effect I have heard quite a bit about the meditative and cognitive benefits of didj playing.
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect It keeps me sane.
Marc Primelo from USA It has a very positive effect Helps ease stress
Margot from USA It has a positive effect It has an aerobic advantage on my health. I am able to walk or run longer distances and in my day-to-day routine I'm not as tired.
Marian from USA It has a very positive effect I have had to deal with pneumonia all my life. After getting the didgeridoo in 2009 I have not had pneumonia!
Mario Percinic from Croatia/Hrvatska It has a very positive effect Sleeping much better concentrating much better feeling much better the anger is almost gone loving feeling for whole people.
Mario Rago from Italy It has a positive effect Positive vibrations which makes me feel good calm relaxin' breathing increase
Mark from Australia It has a very positive effect Helps to relax both physically and mentally
Mark Kern from Canada It has a very positive effect Definitely is a workout for the lungs!
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect I seem to have an easier time breathing when I'm laying down. My lung capacity also seems to have risen.
Mark Witt from USA It has a very positive effect Breath control laryngeal and diaphragm tone calming meditative.
Anonymous from Austria It has a positive effect Better control about breath (have asthma)
Marvin from USA I cannot play didj Must have good lungs
Anonymous from France It has a positive effect Playing didgeridoo require the player to be very relax and help to evacuate the stress
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect Stronger breathing. Feeling good inside. Clears the mind
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect It relaxes me and helps me sleep when feeling restless
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect It's very relaxing puts me in a zone where it's all I am focused on. I don't play much anymore because the PVC doesn't lend the greatest sound.
Matthew from USA It has a very positive effect I use it as a means of meditation to clear my mind. It also helped me quit smoking cigarettes. Every time I had the urge to smoke I'd pick up my didge.
Matthew from USA I cannot play didj Stop snoring
Mauricio Maldonado from Mexico It has a very positive effect I can sleep in a way I didn't remember was possible! My sleep is very deep... and I have lots of dreams! Even if I always forget them I know I dreamed and I feel very refreshed after sleeping. And today I just realized that I can control my breathing while running so I can run longer without running out of air!
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Lowers stress
Anonymous I cannot play didj Good breathing is bound to be good for the lungs oxygen to blood flow and getting oxygen to one's brain.:)
Maximiliano from Argentina It has a very positive effect I use didgeridoo for meditation
Megan Holguin from USA It has a very positive effect It took me out of a very deep depression
Melissa Baldwin from USA It has a positive effect I believe circular breathing is beneficial in the circulation of oxygen into the blood.
Anonymous It has a positive effect It seems to have helped my lung capacity and breathing. The vibrations are also very nice they are soothing in a way.
Michael Baca from USA It has a very positive effect I find that I can breath more clearly and my mind is sharper.
Michael from USA It has a very positive effect Strengthens respiratory system. Channels positive energy. Spreads good vibes to all. Deep breathing and fast rhythms flood the body with oxygen which enhances all aspects of health. Expands lung capacity so breathing on everyday basis is deeper and more relaxed. Raises overall vibration of my being because it causes much focus and joy in my life. Physical vibrations of the didge help release negative conditions and energies especially in the head respiratory system and upper torso where the physical vibration seeps in from the playing.
Michael from USA It has a very positive effect Stress reduction takes me to another place away from the hustle and bustle of modern society.
Anonymous It has a positive effect Feel better
Michael O'Neal from USA It has a positive effect I find it to be similar to the effects of meditation.
Anonymous It has a very positive effect Didj as with all musical instruments improve self esteem and overall emotional health
Anonymous It has a positive effect Strengthens lungs
Michael Spring from USA It has a positive effect Exercises lungs
Michael from USA It has a very positive effect I deal with pretty intense headaches and I often listen to didgeridoo music to sort out the pain and balance the energy. I expect it will continue to help as I learn to play it more.
Michael from Belgium It has a positive effect It relaxes you which leads to less having stress which leads to a better life quality
Anonymous It has a positive effect For some reason I think playing the didj helps me sleep better.
Michele from Italy It has a positive effect I spend my day playing the double bass and I had some problem with my back...looking for the right base-drone key didj I grew my control of breathing that's useful for playing a bowed instrument too increased the concentration while studying. Further more playing didj in open spaces is such a mystic experience!
Anonymous I cannot play didj I have heard it helps with sleep apnea
Mike from USA It has a very positive effect Well from what I know it helps with snoring. Also when I get to play it for extended periods of time (especially going out to scenic places well of the beaten track) It makes me feel more energetic happy and at peace with myself.
Mike from Canada It has a positive effect Helps dissolve the stress of the day
Mike from Canada It has a very positive effect Very calming........helps with my sleeping......sometimes I can't sleep so I would get up and practice
Milan from Germany It has a positive effect It's very calming and refreshing to play.
Mimi from USA It has a positive effect Practice of circular breathing seemingly would strengthen the respiratory system.
Nathan from USA It has a positive effect I feel that the breathing aspect improves my lung capacity and function as well as promotes a feeling of well being.
Nelson from USA It has a positive effect Helps with my asthma & snoring
Nick from USA It has a positive effect I feel it has helped my lungs/breathing. Also feeling satisfied about myself should have positive health benefits.
Anonymous from USA It has a very positive effect Helps with breathing.
Nick from USA It has a very positive effect I've only played for about a month. I haven't played long enough to notice much but I do believe it is good for the lungs and strengthening vocal chords. Its great for me because I am also a singer.
Nick from Australia It has a positive effect I feel like there is a lot more air in my system after playing for longer periods and breathing feels easier to do.
Ori from Israel It has a very positive effect My voice gets clearer and more tuned my breathing is growing with the trans of playing to a state of true connection with great energies.
Oriol Sanchez Castello from Andorra It has a very positive effect My breathing capacity increased. I connected the breathing with the rhythm.
Anonymous I cannot play didj Another component to playing.. I must read further
Patrice from France It has a very positive effect It helps reducing the stress... It also helps with my snoring and apnea problem
Patrice from Netherlands It has a positive effect It relaxes
Patrick from USA It has a very positive effect Since I have started playing a few months ago I have notice a more clear breathing through my nose and in general taking heartier fuller breaths of air.
Pedro from Brazil It has a very positive effect I quit smoking stopped snoring and increased my lung capacity by a loooot! I feel a lot healthier and even sleep better after I started playing
Peg Adams from USA It has a very positive effect Cleansing breath and increased oxygen is relaxing.
Per Tillisch from USA It has a positive effect Playing any kind of music is good for you
Perry from Canada It has a positive effect It seems to help my sleep apnea. When I stopped playing for six months my apnea got worse.
Peter Hatt from USA It has a very positive effect Its is very calming and soothing to the soul.
Peter from Netherlands It has a very positive effect It opens the sinuses
Philip from Australia It has a very positive effect Great for breathing and awareness
Philip from USA It has a positive effect Breathing right is like Zen breathing exercises but more fun.
Philippe Groleau from Canada It has a very positive effect It relaxes me and keep my diaphragm in good shape
Anonymous from Canada It has a positive effect I find it extremely relaxing.
Anonymous from Canada It has a positive effect The breathing has a similar effect to doing yoga. It circulates energy through the body.
Rachel from USA It has a positive effect I would think that it would have a positive effect as one would need to improve their lung capacity and usage to play it properly.
Rhys from New Zealand It has a very positive effect Dude c'mon jim wafer put out a book with some cool science in it but none of it was needed it strips anger it heals cancer re aligns ya electrical resonance enabling detoxification via ionic and anionic surface interactions it makes me feel a million fucken bucks every time I play
Richard Macias from USA I cannot play didj I listen to it on down loads mp3 and yes it relaxes me and give me a lot of energy it soothes me after along day and lets me go into a trance feeling very easily I find it were my muscles feel better and my breathing also
Rick from USA It has a positive effect Relaxing
Rick from USA It has a very positive effect The didj brings my body and breathing into balance. Also my sinuses will open up and I can breath deeper. It is also very meditative and that helps me calm down from the stress from the week. The didj is also very good to play when you are sad especially when someone you love has passed away.
Rob Jenkins from USA It has a very positive effect I have ADHD and playing has helped me focus and meditate as well
Anonymous from Germany It has a positive effect Clearly relaxing energizing.
Robert from Canada It has a positive effect Meditative calming "connects" with breathing
Robert Johnson from USA It has a very positive effect I love it and it makes me happy. Even though I can't play well or circular breath I love what I can do and I know as I progress I will enjoy it more and more. Didgeridoo music in general makes me very happy. I believe ones health is directly tied into your emotions if you find something that creates happiness joy and love you will be healthier and resonate good feelings from your being.
Anonymous It has a very positive effect I find that circular breathing increases the oxygen in my blood stream I have improved circulation and I feel energized and refreshed after playing. I find that the vibration and sound relieves stress.
Anonymous It has a very positive effect I breath better
Ron from USA It has a positive effect I like to think it helps my blood pressure level in the same way meditation and exercise do.
Ross Courville from USA It has a positive effect Sinus issues clear right up with vibrations
Anonymous It has a positive effect Feels good
Russell Stewart from Canada It has a very positive effect As mentioned earlier in this survey I was involved in a head on collision which resulted in part in me sustaining several broken ribs and a torn diaphragm (stomach pushed through into my chest cavity). After 1 month in a coma and a total of a 3 month+ stay in the hospital I began learning to play the didgeridoo immediately after my release. I attribute my practice and playing of my didgeridoo to the rapid restoration of the strength and capacity in my breathing. Not to mention the reduction in my snoring which has improved the restful sleep obtained by both my wife and I.
Ryan from Canada It has a positive effect It makes me feel tired but in a good relaxed way. Like meditation
Anonymous from Netherlands It has a positive effect I can sleep better and breath better
Anonymous No effect I don't play much but if I was more talented and played more often I can see possible positive effects on health
Scott from Canada It has a positive effect It's fun and makes me happy
Scott Rose from Australia It has a positive effect I have been playing (almost daily.. and logging progress) for about 3 weeks after learning links to sleep apnea. (I am a shift worker.) The didge seems to be reducing daytime sleepiness.
Seth Thompson from USA It has a very positive effect It's very relaxing and calming
Shai Vered from Israel It has a positive effect Deeper breaths helps the blood get pumping on the morning.
Sharon from USA I cannot play didj I've heard it helps people with sleep apnea get better
Skylar from Canada It has a positive effect Don t know I just feel better more at home
Sonya from Canada It has a very positive effect Assists in breathing relaxation and headache relief.
Anonymous It has a positive effect Complete relaxation of breathing afterwards
Anonymous from Germany I cannot play didj It calms me down I got to concentrate on me and the didge I feel as if I belonged to the sound and the world around but my family don't like it so there's nearly no chance to do it
Anonymous It has a positive effect Music is supposed to be good for you mentally.
Stephen Pretty from Australia It has a very positive effect Helps my breathing methods
Steve from United Kingdom It has a positive effect Breathing seems easier - I suffer from Asthma.
Steve Mccarthy from USA It has a positive effect It increases my lung capacity
Steve from USA It has a very positive effect Snore less great for meditation and relaxation peace of mind
Susan from USA It has a positive effect I have asthma and it helps with my breathing. It is another form of breathing exercise for me.
Tammy from USA It has a very positive effect Playing the didge is an amazing aerobic workout. You are working your lungs moving in oxygen and moving out carbon dioxide.
Anonymous from Canada It has a positive effect Snoring... maybe breathing in general.
Teemu from Finland It has a very positive effect Helps me relax Has helped me to breath. Clears my mind.
Teresa from Canada It has a very positive effect Sense of clearing better attention and focus for the day better energy
Thomas from USA It has a negative effect Shortness of breath
Anonymous It has a positive effect I helps your muscles that cause sleep apnea and can help you not do it
Anonymous It has a positive effect Relaxation and decrease in stress.
Anonymous It has a positive effect I feel it would have a positive effect as it is a different form of exercise for your lungs and diaphragm
Timur Paltuyev from Kazakhstan It has a positive effect Different effects Some time it make me happy when I'm sad some times it heals me when I feel sick or depressed
Tom from USA I cannot play didj I'm just now starting to play so I haven't seen any results. However I started playing to help with sleep apnea and other breathing problems.
Anonymous It has a positive effect I tend to sleep better
Anonymous from USA It has a positive effect I am a snorer so it benefits my fiance and I calm me and our son loves the sounds
Tony from Australia It has a positive effect Relaxing feel invigorated
Tore Kenneth from Norway It has a positive effect Meditational focus Enhanced breathing
Troy Hoyt from USA It has a very positive effect SO MANY HEALTH BENEFITS! Mentally and physically. It has helped me maximize my lungs potential. I can now run longer than ever!
Ugo Grasso from Italy It has a positive effect Makes me high
Ver It has a very positive effect Es como meditar por lo tanto todos los efectos positivos de la relajaci
Vic Cherikoff from Australia It has a positive effect It is relaxing for me.
Ville from Finland It has a positive effect Improved lung capacity (or at least the ability to make longer drones) increased awareness of breathing
Wayne from USA It has a very positive effect I've only recently realized that playing will strengthen the muscles that affect sleep apnea which I have. I used to wear a CPAP machine but don't have the problem anymore. I credit playing the didgeridoo for helping with this ailment.
Willibrord Arts from Netherlands It has a positive effect Feel good after it
Anonymous It has a positive effect It effects my ability to breathe in a positive way It brings me back to earth It brings up my frequencies
Anonymous It has a positive effect It makes me happier and more at peace which I find makes me at least feel healthier

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