The Importance of Exercise

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in Asthma and Exercise

It is important to note that depending on the severity of your condition,  and  on  your  general  medical  history,  you may need to check with your doctor before starting a new exercise regime. Physical exercise is essential for every asthma sufferer. In fact physical exercise and plenty of it is beneficial for everyone –  asthma

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Non-Buteyko Breathing Exercises

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in The Facts About Asthma

There  are many  and  varied breathing  therapies,  plenty of which I have tried, particularly when I was really suffering from my asthma. However, I can honestly say that Buteyko is the  only one  that  has ever produced  lasting  results  for me. There is evidence to support  the credibility of Buteyko. From  scientific  trials  and  reported

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Exercise: Strategy for Abdominal Breathing

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in Exercises to Combat Asthma

To find out if you are breathing  with your diaphragm: Hold  one  hand  across  your  breastbone   and  the  other hand  on your tummy.  At rest there  should  be no upper chest movement  and  only very small movement  of the tummy.  The  tummy  will expand  as you breathe  in and contract as you breathe out. For

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Exercise: Correct Breathing during Sleeping (Part II)

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in Exercises to Combat Asthma

Breathing through the nose at night While  sleeping  it  is  important  to  breathe  only  through your  nose.  Mouth  breathing  will reverse  the  benefits  of reduced breathing during the day. If you neglect your breathing   for  seven  or  eight  hours  every  night  then  it will be impossible  to change  your breathing pattern  on a permanent basis.

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