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Increase LUNG Capacity To Combat COVID-19

COVID-19 directly effect the LUNG. It is important to save the LUNG by increasing its capacity

There is no vaccination available till now to fight against COVID-19. The whole world is suffering due to this. We know the virus attack human body and lung becomes the worst effected organ. Patients of COPD, bronchial asthma, renal disease, cancers are in high risk to get affected by COVID-19.

We have to increase our Lung Capacity to fight against COVID-19. Total lung capacity (TLC) differ person to person. Among healthy adults, the average lung capacity is about 6 litters. Age, gender, body composition, and ethnicity are factors affecting the different ranges of lung capacity among individuals. There are several breathing exercises and pranayama to increase the lung capacity. I have mentioned the most effective exercises which increases the lung capacity if can be practice regularly.

All the muscle should relaxed specially the muscles of thorax and shoulders. Be calm & relax so you can do the exercise properly.

Diaphragmatic Breathing

You should be in comfortable position in which gravity assists the diaphragm, such as a semi- Fowler’s position. So you have to be in approximately 45 degree elevated position as shown in picture.

Diaphragmatic Breathing