Daily Fitness and Exercises for Pulmonary Hypertension Patients

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Even though pulmonary hypertension (PH) can be a devastating condition that can take a great part of the normal and routine life of PH patients, there are still things that people who live with this condition can do to keep moving and living life. Shortness of breath is one of the most common symptoms and the one that steals most life from patients. But there are exercises that you can learn to help you with your breathing.

Here are some breathing exercises to help your lungs get stronger.

To help you, slowly, get on the exercise track again, the first thing you should do is talk to your doctor about your health condition and see if he or she recommends pulmonary rehabilitation exercises to help you breathe better.
In this video, shared by UHN Patient Education, watch a full home exercise DVD, created by the Toronto Western Hospital Pulmonary Rehabilitation, to help people with chronic lung disease. In this video, you will learn how to be more active, tips on how to stay active, how to regain and keep your independence and improve your quality of life.
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