The breathing exercises that are prominently taught in Yoga focus on slow inhalation and exhalation that build up the lung capacity. The intercostal or breathing muscles are also strengthened by yoga that can ease breathing issues.
World Asthma Day 2018: Asthma, which is a chronic infection of the lungs and causes difficulty in breathing, has many symptoms that change in frequency and severity over time. These include breathlessness, coughing, wheezing and a feeling of tightness in the chest and are often triggered by allergens.
Dr Avinash Bhondwe,former president,Indian Medical Association,said allergens are increasing due to pollution. Inhalation therapy is a good treatment but people are not opting for the correct line of treatment,he added.
On the occasion of World Asthma Day,Dr Rajinder Gulati,Pediatrician at the Civil Hospital,Raikot,interacted with asthma patients of Tagore Modern School,Raikot,and their parents during a workshop organised by Civil Hospital,Raikot.