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What kind of breathing exercises would you recommend for someone with copd?
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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree
In brief: Pulmonary rehab
If it is available many communities offer a program called pulmonary rehab.
This is a graded exercise program suprevised by trained respiratory and physical therapists and in some cases physicians. COPD patients are also educated in specific breathing techniques and about their disease in general. It seems patients who go through the program do overall better.

In brief: Pulmonary rehab
If it is available many communities offer a program called pulmonary rehab.
This is a graded exercise program suprevised by trained respiratory and physical therapists and in some cases physicians. COPD patients are also educated in specific breathing techniques and about their disease in general. It seems patients who go through the program do overall better.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: Deep slow breaths
Deep slow controlled breathing will help the healthy parts of your lungs operate more efficiently, making up in part for the lung tissue damaged by COPD.

In brief: Deep slow breaths
Deep slow controlled breathing will help the healthy parts of your lungs operate more efficiently, making up in part for the lung tissue damaged by COPD.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
In brief: Pulmonary rehab...
Patients with COPD can be taught breathing exercises as well as exercise under medical supervision in pulmonary rehab.
Your doctor can recommend a pulmonary rehab program for you. This program is often very helpful.

In brief: Pulmonary rehab...
Patients with COPD can be taught breathing exercises as well as exercise under medical supervision in pulmonary rehab.
Your doctor can recommend a pulmonary rehab program for you. This program is often very helpful.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
In brief: PURSED LIPBREATHING
Regular exercise pursed lip breathing will help COPD patient.

In brief: PURSED LIPBREATHING
Regular exercise pursed lip breathing will help COPD patient.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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