Long COVID Patients: As per a new study conducted on the symptoms of long COVID patients who mainly have to deal with problems related to breathing can now hope to sort it out using a small breathing device. The research was presented at the Physiological Society’s Long COVID patients.
It’s going to be a tiny breathing device known to have helped in reducing the issue of breathlessness in long COVID patients. It also improved the overall fitness levels of those struggling with such conditions.
The above product was designed under the low cost rehabilitation program which is known to work by increasing the overall strength of respiratory muscles and speeds up the rate of recovery among such patients.
Small Breathing Device Improves Respiratory Health Among Long COVID Patients
The study shows that almost 1 in 10 people recovering from COVID-19 experience long COVID conditions. And this overall impacts the quality of life among such patients.
It has been shown that such patients generally show the symptoms of tiredness and breathless that affect the basic qualities of living.
The new device is known to improve the overall respiratory and fitness levels among these patients. It happens by toning the muscles used in the process of breathing. When applied to many such patients, they reported to have got some relief in breathing problems.
Not only that they also showed overall improvements by getting stronger, fitter and could move easily from one place to another. It looked quite similar to pre COVID conditions.
As per the report published in news-medical.net, the study involved 148 participants who showed improved symptoms after using the above respiratory device.
In the study, all the participants were asked to hold their own small handheld device and start breathing exercises for 20 minutes to 8 weeks. They were asked to breath into the device as long as they could. The results were then analyzed with those who had not reported an intervention.
The above study was originally conducted in the UK at the time of restrictions and lockdown due to COVID-19.
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