Asthma...

Asthma...

Joan M.
Age 64 In desperation!! Yes, I decided to try a pranayma seminar for one day because I was desperate. Recently, my asthma flared up and I was put on prednisone for over a month in rather heavy doses and my lungs were not responding to the medicine as they usually did to clear them. Desperation drove me out of my comfort zone to attend the pranayama seminar on Saturday, April 29, 2006. Willing to try anything natural and healthy that would relieve my asthma, I learned a new way to breath through pranayama. I had no idea of what was ahead of me. Renu and Arun helped me to learn the correct way to do the breathing exercises over a couple of months. I practiced regularly for 45 minutes in the morning and 45 minutes in the evening with few exceptions. I thought what have I to lose except time, asthma, and medicine - besides, the exercises are very relaxing and enjoyable and help put me to sleep at night. After a disciplined practice routine of breathing for two months, I far surpassed my spirometer test that I had in January. My doctor put me on lesser dose of Advair and took away my Singular, which I had been on for many years. In the last ten years, I had tried allergy testing and shots, an allergy specialist, a chiropractor, and acupuncture, none of which gave relief. I usually maintained on my Advair, Singular, and Allegra routine, but periodically, I would need an intervention with Prednisone when my lungs needed support, which usually worked until recently. If you want a new lease on life, try pranayama yoga breathing. I did and I am healthier.