Researchers of Traditional, Complementary, Alternative, & Integrative Medicine and Health

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Complementary Therapies for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Complementary therapies, such as home-based pulmonary rehabilitation, yoga, tai chi, geroprotectors, and the lung flute, show promise in COPD management. Patients may experience muscle weakness, decreased ability to exercise, disorders of the endocrine system, lung inflammation, anxiety, and depression suggesting that therapies must be tailored to fit the needs of the individual patient. Read more here.