Breathing Exercises

by Jonathan
(Syracruse, NY)

As improbable as it may seem to someone struggling for breath, is essential for everyone with respiratory problems.

Shallow breathing, which draws air into and out of the upper portion of the lungs, leaves carbon monoxide and mucus trapped in the bronchial tubes. Deep breathing, (expand the stomach on the inhale and retract on exhale) expels all the air and strengthens muscles to build up resistance to future attacks. Breathing out twice as long as breathing in, then pretending to blow out a candle for three puffs dislodges stale air.

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