6-Minute Fitness Routine for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Exercise can be extremely beneficial for people suffering from pulmonary hypertension (PH). It can help improve overall health and strengthen muscles.

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This video from PHenomSelf demonstrates some simple exercises pulmonary hypertension patients can do in the comfort of their own home, using their own body weight as resistance with just a simple chair.

Fitness instructor Alli C demonstrates the gentle moves which work various parts of the body including the upper body, core, calves and glutes with some variations depending on fitness levels. She then guides viewers through a cool down stretching routine.

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