Pursed lip is a breathing exercise that can be used to decrease symptoms of dyspnea.
This simple and easy breathing strategy can make your breaths more effective and decrease the rate of breathing.
Additional benefits of pursed lip breathing include improving breathing patterns, releasing trapped air in the lungs, promoting general relaxation, keeping your airways open longer, and prolonging exhalation.
To help people learn more about shortness of breath.
To help people understand the benefits of pursed lip breathing exercises to decrease breathlessness.
To provide instructions to perform pursed lip breathing as well as provide resources for those affected by shortness of breath.