Frog breathing

A complement for breathing for people with impaired pulmonary function

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

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)

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

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This tip is from 2015

Tipsare: Magnus

The late M. lived in a house together with his wife and two children. He was working part time. He had a tetraplegia C6.