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Prevent Cancer: Detox your lungs to prevent cancer


LAST UPDATED: Jan. 4, 2021, 4:54 p.m.

NEW DELHI (DIVYA SAINI): Detoxifying lung is very essential for people who smoke, live in polluted area, with respiratory problem such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cystic fibrosis.

The chemicals of polluted air and cigarette smoke can damage the lungs and cause many other diseases. Keeping the lungs healthy is as important as other parts of the body health.

1 Steam Therapy

Steam therapy is basically inhaling water vapor that helps to open up the airways and drain mucus. This condition may get worse in winters as the dry air can restrict blood flow in airways. Steam is great to keep your airways warm and moist that can improve the breathing and help loosen mucus inside the airways and lungs.

2. Green tea

Green tea is loaded with antioxidants that help to reduce the inflammation in the lungs by protecting the tissues of lungs from the harmful effects of smoke that and pollution that has been captured in lungs.

3. Get an air purifier

The key step to detox your lungs is to be in a good quality air. You must begin by improving the quality of the air in your house. You can buy a budget friendly air purifier for you house that will not only improve the air quality but will also helps to provide you good quality of oxygen.

4. Breathing exercises

Breathing exercises are beneficial for respiratory tract that can improve the lung functioning, especially for people who are regular smokers or has recently left  smoking.

There are two basic breathing exercise to detox the lungs.

1 Pursed lip breathing

2 Diaphragmatic breathing or belly breathing.

If you have serious lung condition, you must consult your doctor for professional guidance.

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