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Why Puckered Lips Help Asthma Attacks
Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more
Obstruction...: In an asthma attack, there is airway obstruction so expiration becomes difficult and, eventually, there is an increase in carbon dioxide since it can't be expired. Pursed lip breathing prolongs the expiratory phase of respiration so that, potentially, more air and carbon dioxide can be exhaled. That way, there is more room for oxygen to be inhaled. ...Read more
For 4.5 weeks have had: asthma attacks no reason, headache, naseau, chest and back pain, pale face lips nails, congestion, phlegm, cough sore throat?
Infection: You should visit your doctor as soon as possible. It sounds like you might have an infection and if it has been going on for so long you might need antibiotics. ...Read more
Can you have dysfunction breathing patterns without asthma/COPD etc? Would pursed lip breathing help retrain your body out of DSPs?
DSPs??: Sorry I don't know what you mean by DSPs. Pursed lip breathing is sometimes seen with copd as an involuntary means of maintaining positive pressure in the airways to avoid collapse of the tiny air sacs during expiration. In the absence of lung or neuromuscular disease anxiety may be the reason for irregular breathing patterns. ...Read more
I feel heaviness on my chest, it's supposedly my asthma acting up again. Well I'm a bit concerned of how to tell my mom, because she's listened to see if I had fluids in my lungs by hearing me take in deep breaths, and my lips are it's natural color. She'
I heart & lung & asthma. My breathing has been a problem today. My lip keep tingling & short dizzy spells. What do you think is the problem? Not wafin
Problem: Based on what you report I strongly urge you to have someone drive you to the nearest Emergency facility as soon as possible. Should be controlled before too long. Wish you well. ...Read more
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