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What are the best exercise gor the lungs, how can fibrosis be removed in the lungs?

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Dr. Melissa Lim
Pulmonology 33 years experience
Aerobic, arm/depends: There are 2 separate questions here, both great! exercise is recommended for lung patients, with an emphasis on aerobic conditioning but also upper body weight training--which helps when short of breath. For fibrosis, chances of "removal" or cure depends on the cause. If no cause is known, less chance for resolution. See a pulmonologist (lung specialist) for evaluation.

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