What is Breathing Exercises?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Breathing exercises may improve respiratory muscle function, help reduce the severity of breathlessness, and improve the ability to exercise.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness
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  • Major
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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Breathing Exercises

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Breathing Exercises

Dosage Patients
1 min daily 1
120 min monthly 1
4 min daily 1
60 min weekly 1
30 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Breathing Exercises

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See all 5 patients who’ve stopped going to Breathing Exercises

Duration

Currently going to Breathing Exercises

Duration Patients
3-6 months 1
2 years or more 4

Stopped going to Breathing Exercises

Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 1

Adherence


Always
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1
33%
Usually
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1
33%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never taken as prescribed
Patients
1
33%

Burden


Very hard to take
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0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
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0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
33%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
2
67%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
2
67%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
1
33%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Breathing Exercises.