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Rising Rate of Respiratory Diseases

Oct 7th 2014 at 4:00 AM

The effects of Air pollution are awful. They are known to create several respiratory and heart conditions along with Cancer, among other threats to the body. Many millions are known to have died due to direct or indirect effects of Air pollution. Children in areas exposed to air pollutants are said to commonly suffer from COPD and asthma.

There are other factors too which equally contribute for rising rate of respiratory diseases. For example smoking and passive both equally harm your health.  Fumes, dust and chemicals of industries are the major reason for increasing number of patients of asthma.

You can do small things every day to keep COPD from getting worse, protect your lungs, and stay healthy.

a) Walk to build up strength, try not to talk when you walk if you get short of breath.
b) Use pursed lip breathing when you breathe out, to empty your lungs before the next breath.
c) Make sure no one smokes in your home.

Suggestion for fitness trainers:

The trainers have to be extra cautious with these patients. Try to make a small target for them and don't force them to compete with other trainees. The most important thing to remember is always make their fitness program with the reference of their doctor's prescription and take their doctor's number and emergency contact number. By keeping these few things in mind you can help your asthmatic patient to maintain a healthy safe life.
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