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Do I have to purse-lip breathe all the time?
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Dr. Jacob Mirman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Normally we don't need to think how we breathe.
Breathing is a natural process. If thinking is required to carry out the process of breathing, then something is wrong on either physical or emotional level. You need to be seen and the doctor will make sure everything is ok.

In brief: No
Normally we don't need to think how we breathe.
Breathing is a natural process. If thinking is required to carry out the process of breathing, then something is wrong on either physical or emotional level. You need to be seen and the doctor will make sure everything is ok.
Dr. Jacob Mirman
Dr. Jacob Mirman
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
We don't usually pursed lip breathe on purpose - we do so because our lung disease is so advanced that this is one of the only ways we can breathe.

In brief: No
We don't usually pursed lip breathe on purpose - we do so because our lung disease is so advanced that this is one of the only ways we can breathe.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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