Remedies For Shortness Of Breath: Short Of Breath At 71 Years.

Shortness of breath is a condition characterized by difficulty in breathing that can occur for a number of reasons. The onset of shortness of breath can be sudden and last for a few minutes or it could be one of the symptoms for an underlying health condition. Thus, it is important to determine the cause for suffering from shortness of breath. asthma is one of the main and most common reasons for shortness of breath. However, there are a number of symptoms to confirm that a person is suffering from asthma and thus, you need to check with your doctor for the same. If you are still smoking, it is advised that you stop doing so immediately, as it will worsen your condition. If you are allergic to any substances, it is important that you stay away from them to avoid any further problems. Learn to breathe in the right fasion as this would help to increase the capacity of your lungs. It is essential that you breathe in slowly taking deep breaths, hold your breath for a few seconds and then let it out as you push all the air that is in your lungs.

You can have a mixture that contains equal parts of crystallized Ginger, honey, Garlic and lemon juice as this will help soothe any bronchial congestion. You can even have the juice of ginger roots mixed with honey and fenugreek as it is an excellent remedy to treat shortness of breath. Take about 2 cups of water and add to it 3 teabags followed by half a teaspoon of pepper and let it boil. Strain it so that the tea leaves and pepper can be removed aside and then drink the tea. It is suggested that you have the tea iced as it tastes best then. However, be careful of burning your tongue because of pepper, in case it has not be drained completely. This tea is extremely beneficial as the tea leaves contain theophylline that acts as a natural bronchodilator and the addition of black pepper helps to make this ingredient easily acceptable in the body. It is essential that you keep yourself fit, eat healthy and exercise as it will help in treating shortness of breath and walking is the best way to improve this condition. Diet plays a crucial role in treatment of this condition and therefore, it is advised that you eat a lot of healthy food that contains fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, vitamins, minerals along with complex carbohydrates.

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