Asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, and pulmonary edema are the causes of paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea.
How to minimize and prevent paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea
According to medical experts, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea can be improved by proper diet, regular exercise and healthy living.
Here are the changes that benefit the person:
Avoid tobacco and alcohol: People with heart failure or respiratory diseases are often recommended to quit smoking, avoid alcohol.
Because of tobacco, alcohol is the two main causes of sleep disruption.
Follow a regular sleep schedule: Each person needs to build a habit of going to bed, waking up at the same hour every day.
Creating a sleep schedule that allows sleeping at least seven hours a night will help prevent attacks of shortness of breath from appearing.
Increased physical activity: Regular exercise can improve lung function, help control the symptoms of heart failure, improve sleep.
Some gentle exercises for beginners such as walking, yoga, cycling,…
Improved diet: Unhealthy diet is associated with lung function, sleep.