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Deep breath and PPG signal flattening

Taking a deep breath and then holding it increases intrathoracic pressure (pressure inside the chest cavity), which compresses veins returning blood to the heart causing a temporary decrease in venous return and cardiac output, and in turn, peripheral circulation. The reverse occurs after releasing the breath after a deep inhalation.

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