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Who should get pulmonary rehabilitation?

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t's a program for people with pulmonary arterial hypertension that will help you exercise and learn better ways to control your breathing and save your energy. If your medicines are working well, pulmonary rehab might ease your symptoms even more. But if you’ve recently fainted during exercise, your symptoms have gotten worse, or your medications aren’t helping, your doctor will probably suggest that you wait before you try this type of program.

From: Do I Need Pulmonary Rehabilitation? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Sahni, S.  , 2015. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation

Bartolome, S.  , Summer 2010. Advances in PH

Holland, A.E.  , 2013. European Respiratory Review

American Thoracic Society: “Pulmonary Rehabilitation.”

National Institutes of Health: “What Is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on January 02, 2019

SOURCES:

Sahni, S.  , 2015. Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation

Bartolome, S.  , Summer 2010. Advances in PH

Holland, A.E.  , 2013. European Respiratory Review

American Thoracic Society: “Pulmonary Rehabilitation.”

National Institutes of Health: “What Is Pulmonary Rehabilitation?”

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on January 02, 2019

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