International Journal of Pulmonary and Respiratory Research

Online ISSN: 2664-6684
Print ISSN: 2664-6676

Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

Efficacy of controlled breathing techniques among COPD patients: An experimental study

Author(s): Nisha Abraham
Abstract: Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory (non-reversible) asthma. This disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. Pulmonary rehabilitation programs can reduce anxiety in COPD patients. An exercise training program combined with education that included stress management techniques significantly reduced anxiety which improve the breathing pattern.
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