Using Yoga to Improve Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients’ Breathing
This video from the Lung Institute, shared in June 2015, is all about how yoga may help people with chronic lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis or COPD breathe easier.
Yoga is a gentle exercise that focuses on stretching the muscles as well as breathing deeply and calmly. Practising yoga may bring health benefits for pulmonary fibrosis patients as it will help them to breathe better, expanding the lungs and increasing lung function. The video demonstrates three simple yoga asanas that can help with breathing as well as flexibility and reducing stress.
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