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Frog breathing. Photo: from www.mda.org.au
Frog breathing. Photo: from www.mda.org.au

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Frog breathing

A complement for breathing for people with impaired pulmonary function

Description
Frog breathing or glossopharyngeal breathing is a way of consciously breathing in order to:
- increase lung volume
– improve ventilation
- improve ability to take deeper breaths
– improve coughing
– a complement to other respiratory aids
– provides increased security and sense of freedom/independence

See www.youtube.com/watch?v=ns4wpOXJKuwfor more information (last checked March 2017)

Authors comments
The user does not have a ventilator. He uses frog breathing to be able to cough better.

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Tip is dated from 2015

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » preventing/treating colds, use of breathing aids, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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