Breathing through your fist to suppress the urge to cough – instructions

Breathing through your fist is breathing against resistance, known as stenosis breathing, which can be used to supress the urge to cough. We explain how to do the breathing technique.

Breathing through your nose: 7 reasons you should always breathe in through your nose

Mouth breathing is common in people with lung disease or when people exert themselves. But there are many benefits to breathing through your nose – all the time! Here’s why!

Shallow breathing as a breathing technique against the urge to cough: How it works

Mindful, short and fast breathing – i.e. shallow breathing – can sometimes help patients with respiratory disease. We explain when and how it works.

The articles found on the PARI Blog are written by the PARI Blog editorial team. The editorial team consists of PARI employees as well as external guest authors and freelance editors, some of them suffering from severe respiratory diseases themselves.