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What Types Of Exercise Or Physical Therapy Activities Do You Do?

What Types Of Exercise Or Physical Therapy Activities Do You Do?

posted January 23, 2017
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I work outside in my yard until the weather forbids it. I had an exasperation in Feb of this year and still haven't fully recovered from the Pneumonia that I also had. I found a recipe to increase my breathing capability last week online so far it seems to be working.
The recipe is, pour 1 liter of water into a pan and to on the stove until it starts to boil. After it boils reduce heat to a simmer and add (1) 14oz. onion chopped coarsely, 2 tablespoons of grated turmeric and 2 tablespoons of ground ginger. Continue to simmer until the liquid is reduced by half. Take the pot off the stove and let it cool. Strain the mixture in a fine colander. When it is cool add 4 tablespoons of Honey and stir. The mixture should start to thicken. Refrigerate and take 2 tablespoons in the morning and 2 at night. You should feel a difference in your breathing in 2-3 days, I know I did

posted September 28, 2018
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I find walking a good exercise Do it as much as you can without getting over tired.

posted January 12, 2018
A MyCOPDTeam Member

CV exercise is the best answer just get out there when you can and as often as you can.

posted March 5, 2017
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi guys and gals ... I go to a maintenance program ... I walk on a tread mill for 60 min. then take a 40 min exercise class right after .. in the summer my wife and I walk 3kms every other day that I dont go to maintenance ... it took a long time to get to this point . carrying the liquid oxygen is a pain but no one said it was going to be easy .In the end it all works and I couldn't be happier

posted January 25, 2017
A MyCOPDTeam Member

My son quit smoking for 3 months, using a vape, now I'm introducing myself to his vape machine, I'll try anything that I can use, to quit smoking, wish me luck, have a wonderful day, Ron

posted March 4, 2017

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