A 21-year-old member asked:
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why should i use pursed-lip breathing with exercise?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Breathing: Its advised to individuals with obstructive lung disease, eg asthma or copd.
Answered on Apr 12, 2013
Dr. Brian Kaufman
19 years experience Internal Medicine
No reason: Overall, there is no reason why you have to use pursed lip breathing while exercising. It can help if your having lung issues but otherwise don't sweat it.
Answered on Oct 14, 2012

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