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Managing breathlessness: exercise video

It’s normal to get out of breath when you exercise. This video shows you ways to take control when that happens. 

It’s normal to get out of breath when you exercise. This video shows you ways to take control when that happens.

It lasts 8 minutes and includes:

  • demonstrations of breathing control, as well as the techniques of pursed-lips breathing, relaxed deep breathing, blow as you go and paced breathing
  • helpful positions you can try to ease your breathlessness.

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This information was reviewed in January 2021. The next review date is January 2024. 

We’ve developed this information in partnership with, and with funding from, Boehringer Ingelheim.

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