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What Is Purse Breathing?

What Is Purse Breathing?

True story: for years when I would be sob staff at the varied places I have lived would loudly tell me to breathe in through my nose & out through my mouth. Then a few would be a little more descriptive & say "smell the flowers & blow out the candles". It was not until I came here that I heard "purse breathing". Now it has a name. I have not done it correctly for years. You can learn from my mistakes.

Deep breath in through your nose .. count to 2
PUCKER YOUR LIPS
SLOWLY exhale (goal at this… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

We have a Blessed Family with so many times WE share our Knowledge with each other. Sometimes it's just a small idea that helps someone through a really Bad Time! We are a Very Unique Group in that WE ALL know exactly what each other is going through when it comes to the beginning of this Diagnosis through trying to find out what's next. Then What can I do? I always look forward to seeing how everyone is doing each Day n any new ideas. Prayers for Easier Breathing Days ahead.

posted 8 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

WoWwee we have a Grreeat cheerleader, thanks for your input PatV.

posted 8 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

Judy, You are absolutely amazing. You always know exactly what to say.

posted 8 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

Super super good description of purse breathing and effective too way to go team!!! 🥰

posted 8 months ago
A myPHteam Member said:

I'm glad that you see this as a helpful reminder. When we were young never anticipated breathing would be such a chore.

posted 8 months ago
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