Exercising and Staying Active

Videos

  • Exercising with PH: The Ins, Outs, Ups and Downs

    July 31, 2017

    Starting an exercise program with a diagnosis of PH can often be a scary thought. Exercise is a great way to improve breathing efficiency, aerobic capacity, and overall quality of life. These factors play a major role in improving symptoms that are associated with PH. During this webinar, senior exercise physiologists: Julie Tracy, MSc and Abbey Karin, M.Ed. of Brigham and Women’s Hospital discussed the benefits of exercise, risks and warning signs to be aware of when exercising, and daily exercises that can increase your fitness and strength.

  • Exercise and Rehabilitation Programs

    March 2, 2017

    The goal of this session is to discuss how exercise and pulmonary rehab may affect pulmonary hypertension (PH) and how to incorporate regular exercise and rehab into your lifestyle. Specific focus will be on sharing the latest evidence of exercise benefit for PH, an tips on how to get started and stick with regular exercise programs for maximal benefit.

  • Taking Control: The Role of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation in PH

    August 4, 2015

    The focus of this webinar is to provide a comprehensive overview of the role of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation in the pulmonary hypertension patient population.

  • Calm, Cool and Collected: Restorative Yoga for the PH Patient

    January 22, 2013

    Yoga can be a safe, restorative and rewarding option for PH patients looking to stay active. Join Dr. Rana Awdish, MD for a presentation on the benefits and best practices for PH-friendly yoga.

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