Emphysema Breathing Exercises

Emphysema Breathing Exercises

For people dealing with a chronic lung disease like emphysema, every breath doesn’t come easy. As the disease progresses over time, the amount of oxygen the lungs can absorb gets worse. Luckily, it’s not all doom and gloom for emphysema sufferers as there are many...
Best Positions to Reduce Shortness of Breath

Best Positions to Reduce Shortness of Breath

People living with chronic lung diseases often experience shortness of breath. Most people feel that shortness of breath is one of the most concerning symptoms of chronic lung diseases. Chronic lung diseases make it difficult for people to breathe normally, so people...
Singing Your Favorite Tune May Help Your COPD

Singing Your Favorite Tune May Help Your COPD

“Music just soothes the soul,” is a well-known lyric from the Bob Seger song, Old Time Rock and Roll. Basically, he means it helps calm people down and helps them step away from the day-to-day events of life. Well, there is actually research that shows that “music...
Yoga Breathing for Stress and Anxiety

Yoga Breathing for Stress and Anxiety

If you have a lung condition such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, you might also experience common symptoms of stress and anxiety. Anxiety is the physical, mental and emotional reaction to stress. Both can be calmed through the...
Best Breathing Exercises for COPD

Best Breathing Exercises for COPD

People living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often have trouble breathing every day. Many people describe the shortness of breath associated with COPD as air hunger. When you feel breathless, you avoid the activities that make you feel breathless....
Best Pulmonary Fibrosis Breathing Exercises

Best Pulmonary Fibrosis Breathing Exercises

Pulmonary fibrosis is a type of restrictive lung disease that causes scarring to the lungs. The scarring hardens and thickens the lungs’ passageways. The scarring inside the lungs makes it difficult to breathe normally. People with pulmonary fibrosis cannot fully fill...