Patient discussion about chronic airway obstruction

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Q. Yoga for COPD?

I was diagnosed with COPD two years ago, and so far I manage to keep on with my life, although I stopped my regular exercise. A friend of mine that also has COPD told me about yoga exercises for COPD patients- Does anyone here knows something about it?
A1Yoga can teach you how to breath properly, and is also a very good exercise. It's also very relaxing which is also good for you lung, and you can enjoy it. Just give it a try, but ask your physician first.
A2Yoga includes a lot of breathing exercises, so it may help you. You can try and see if it has any effect on your status. Just remember to consult your doctor before you start.

Q. (COPD)chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

the main causes of?
AMainly smoking, although ambient air pollution and industrial exposure to dust have also been implicated as causes.

You may read more here:

www.mayoclinic.com/health/copd/DS00916
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