Exercising with PH

It’s a common misconception that doing physical activity will make your PH worse, but in fact exercising can help to train your body to cope better with breathlessness if it’s done in moderation and in the right way.

Carol Keen, clinical specialist physiotherapist at the Sheffield Pulmonary Vascular Disease Unit, runs through some common misconceptions about getting active which lead people to think they can’t do any exercise.

More information on exercising with PH

For more guidance visit our PHocus on Lifestyle website or click the links below:

The importance of exercise

Moving for weight loss

How pulmonary rehabilitation can help you

How to develop your exercise

Last medically reviewed: June, 2021 • Due for review: June, 2024