Features breathing exercises in bronchial asthma
Bronchial asthma is a very common and often serious disease. Breathing exercises in bronchial asthma is one of the most effective means of improving the condition of patients. Developed many techniques dedicated to medical physical culture - physical therapy - bronchial asthma.
These methods are good because they are free, they can be used in any place and at any time. In addition, they can't hurt and eager for good, not to mention the fact that physiotherapy in bronchial asthma will be helpful for healthy people to improve the tone and set the mood.
The history of gymnastics to breathe
Special methods of breathing exercises originate in India and China. Originating hundreds of years ago, these techniques and today are very popular. The most effective application of these techniques for the treatment of asthma, since this disease is associated with the respiratory tract. Such breathing exercises as the well-known qigong and, for example, tsangpa, came to us from Ancient China. The qigong helps to learn how to manage breathing, and this need for health promotion, improving the respiratory system. And, most importantly, doing qigong or other exercises, people gain peace of mind.
Tsaneva, on top of that gets rid of extra pounds in weight by adjusting hunger, appetite, and resulting in the order of metabolic processes in the body. If we talk about India, it is impossible not to mention yoga. Considerable attention this gym pays exactly breathing exercises, called Pranayama, which translated into Russian language means “control of breath”. Especially Pranayama is good for healing the respiratory system.
Studying history, it is necessary to tell and about the Russian methods of breathing exercises. The most famous system was developed by Strelnikova. Initially it was developed for training the singing voice, but accidentally it was noticed that the method eliminates the manifestations of asthma. Here's some information from history.
Were opened the system properties Strelnikova: seriously ill, A. N. Strelnikov started gasping from an asthma attack and not being able to call an ambulance, decided to facilitate to apply she came up exercises for actors. It saved her from suffocation. Since then, since 1949, the system Strelnikova essential to treat asthmatics.
General information about breathing exercises
Breathing exercises in asthma, as already mentioned, is becoming more popular. Largea variety of types of exercises to strengthen the respiratory system allows you to choose in each case a unique combination producing maximum effect. In addition to the therapeutic effect of regular performing any breathing exercises leads to the following positive aspects: enrichment of the body with oxygen, improve heart function, strengthen the nervous system. The pressure comes to normal, accelerated metabolism, cleansing of toxins, improves mood, as the negative energy is gone, too. The result is a man transformed.
Consider the use of therapeutic exercises. Testimony the following:
- diseases of the respiratory organs - bronchial asthma;
- heart pain, hypertension;
- diseases of joints and spine;
- disorders of metabolic processes in the body.
- stress, depression;
- pain in the head.
The treatment of the respiratory system, particularly asthma, is in first place in the list. However, you need to pay attention to the cases when the breathing exercises should not be done:
- tumor formation of different nature;
- injuries of the spine;
- kidney stones;
To choose a specific exercise from asthma, of course, it is best to be examined by a doctor and get his recommendations. Because some techniques may not be shown in certain circumstances.
The main methods of physiotherapy
Let us consider the types of breathing exercises. First, consider the exercise proposed Strelnikova.
This therapeutic physical culture is very effective in the treatment of asthma and avoids the medication improves overall health.
Breathing exercises proposed Strelnikova, apply and abroad. They massage the vital organs. In the case of asthma exercises are the ideal means of treatment. The main advantages of this therapeutic exercises:
- the restoration of nasal breathing;
- improving the functioning of the bronchi;
- elimination of violations in the bronchi and lungs;
- resorption inflammation;
- normalization of blood supply;
- eliminate stagnation in the body;
- the improvement of metabolism;
- strengthening the heart muscle;
- correction of the spine;
- eliminating stress and depression;
Basic techniques - breath accompanies exercise. Relaxed nasal exhalation. Exercises are performed rhythmically.
Consider and other techniques. Very interesting method of Dr. Buteyko. This method was developed in the midthe last century is unique. It is directed to the treatment of bronchial asthma. The story is that Dr. Buteyko first healed himself on his own method, and then offered it for General use. The method minimizes carbon dioxide in the body, as this gas may cause shortness of breath and some effects of the asthma.
The technique is the following. Relaxation of the diaphragm - the main respiratory muscle and reduce the depth of breath and increase the delay before the next breath. Especially holding your breath while choking in asthma. This complex is most suitable for asthmatics. It is good that is available to any patient regardless of the stage of the disease.
An example of a complex
General training: breathing exercises in bronchial asthma are performed on the inhale and before exhaling, therapeutic exercises should be performed at least 2 times for 1 day. Approximate set of exercises for a given ailment follows. Exercise 1. Is performed immediately after the patient woke up. Lying on your back, bend your knees and bring to chest. Do a slow exhale through the mouth. Run to the first signs of fatigue.
Exercise 2. In the standing position, hands on waist, breathing through the nose. When inhaling inflate the abdomen, straining it, and when you exhale relax and draw.
Exercise 3. To perform sitting or standing. One nostril pressed with your finger, inhale through mouth, exhale through the other nostril. To perform alternating clamping the nostrils. Exercise 4. Prepare a container of water and a straw. Take a straw in your mouth and breathe through it, exhale to produce, plunging the straw into the water. Exercise 5. Standing position, feet shoulder width apart. Hands up to the shoulders and back, with palms facing forward. Crossing hands, take a deep breath, when you return to the starting position - exhale evenly.
Exercise 6. You need to perform standing, rising on toes. Hands together over your head and a little laid back. Standing on foot, perform a forward bend, hands down, to open and retract, taking a deep breath, when you return to the starting position - exhale evenly. Exercise 7. Lying on back, put hands under the buttocks. A deep exhale, drawing the belly in yourself and straining your abdominal muscles. Inhale maximally bulging stomach.
Exercise 8. Stand up straight, breath in through your nose, then slowly exhale. Breath in through your teeth and exhale to pronounce the sounds of hissing. Exercise 9. Stand straight, arms along the body. Lift the shoulders slowly inhaling. To lower the shoulders, then exhaling slowly and lightly coughing. Exercise 10. Standing straight, bend pressed against the sides of the hands. Throwing the elbows to the sides, inhale through the nose. Retracting the stomach and reducing elbows, utter a hissing sound on the exhale.
Exercise 11. Conventional air inflatedthe ball to the limit. Per day is enough to inflate 3 balloon. Exercise 12. Standing straight, squeeze with your hands the chest. Very slowly exhale with hissing sounds. Exercise 13. You can sit or lie down; nasal inhalation, oral exhalation. Exercises in bronchial asthma should be performed indoors after airing or on the street. Comprehensive programs are selected individually.