Keeping well at home

As we all stay at home, it’s important to look after our general health and well-being. Carol Keen, specialist physiotherapist in pulmonary hypertension, has this advice.

Gentle home exercises

The video below guides you through gentle exercises you can do at home. It has been produced especially for people with pulmonary hypertension.

The British Heart Foundation have put together 7 simple exercises you can do at home. Click here

We also recommend the following online resources:

Breathing exercises – designed for people with asthma but perfectly safe for PH patients to use.

General exercises for people with lung disease.

Exercises for balance and for people who might be a bit unsteady.

FURTHER ADVICE FOR LIVING WELL AT HOME:

Our sister website, www.phocusonlifestyle.org, is packed with information and advice on general wellbeing. Click here to go straight to the ‘living well’ area.

If you come across any other online resources you have found that are helping you to keep well at home, please let us know and we will share them with the PH community. Email media@phauk.org or call 01709 761450.

Last medically reviewed: April, 2020 • Due for review: April, 2023