Frolov Device and Asthma, Bronchitis, COPD, Emphysema, Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary Edema
Learning the Buteyko method by modules
Module 8-A. Restrictions, side effects, limits, and temporary contraindications
Respiratory disorders involving lungs
Respiratory disorders involving lungs (asthma, bronchitis, COPD, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, tuberculosis; pulmonary edema; etc.)
These restrictions relate only to breathing sessions with the DIY and Frolov breathing devices.
These groups of people should be gentle in relation to their damaged lungs tissue. Intensive mechanical stimulation of their lungs (in terms of amplitude and velocity of inhalation and exhalations) during initial stages of learning should be avoided. Later, they can gradually increase these parameters.
Hence, they should avoid any fast inhalation and exhalations with the Frolov or DIY breathing devices, as well as maximum inflations and deflations of their lungs when using the DIY or Frolov breathing devices. All exercises are done in a comfortable way with good care for the current abilities of their lungs.
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