Breathing Exercises: Get Stronger Lungs

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a chronic, heart and lung condition that increases the blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries, causing shortness of breath, dizziness, and chest pain among other symptoms.

Read about 8 red flag pulmonary hypertension symptoms you should be aware of.

One of the most concerning and problematic symptoms of pulmonary hypertension is shortness of breath. Patients who suffer from PH have a very difficult time breathing. To improve their lung capacity and help them breathe a little bit better, there are several exercises they could try. Pulmonary rehabilitation is one of the options, since you become educated not only about your disease but also about your whole body. However, simple breathing exercises can also help patients increase their ability to breathe.

In this video, shared by Rakel Sosa, learn more about how you can improve your breathing capacity with some exercises to make your lungs stronger.

Here are some tips on how to manage your shortness of breath.

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