How to ‘steam clean’ your lungs back to life – and breathe more easily
- 30-minute blast could relieve effects of emphysema
- Therapy developed by U.S. research group
A blast of steam that scalds the lungs may provide relief to patients with breathing disorders such as emphysema.
New research shows that the 30-minute procedure can improve lung function and reduce breathlessness — as a result, patients are also able to exercise more easily.
Up to two million Britons suffer from breathing disorders such as emphysema — these disorders fall under the umbrella term chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Our lungs are the most ignored organ of our body. Daily, they are exposed to killer pollutants and microbes that get deposited from the air you inhale. In the case of smokers, their healthy pink lungs turn black with the deposition of tar in their lungs. Regular detoxification of lungs will help in smooth functioning and help in expulsion of toxins. Take a look at 13 ways you can cleanse your lungs naturally.1. Go cold turkey.VIA IDIVAThe best way to detox your lungs is by quitting smoking. Nicotine and tobacco smoke inhibit lung functions and also put you at risk for lung infections and lung cancer.2. Discard dairy.SHUTTERSTOCKGet rid of all the dairy products, this will help your body exclude the toxins during the cleanse.3. Bring on the green tea!SHUTTERSTOCKDrink a cup of your favourite herbal green tea before bed to release toxins in the intestine that can lead to constipation. Refrain from overloading your lungs with tedious work during this purification process.4. Lemons rule.SHUTTERSTOCKIn a tall glass of warm water, add a quarter cup of lemon juice and drink it before breakfast. You can also opt for a glass of pineapple or cranberry juice instead of lemon juice.5. Drink carrot juice.SHUTTERSTOCKDrink at least 300 ml of carrot juice between breakfast and lunch, so you can alkalise your body for the detox.DON’T MISSPreviousThis Company In Japan Is Planning To Give Extra 6 Paid Leaves To All Non-Smokers641 SHARESPeople Who Smoke Marijuana Often Have 20 Percent More Sex, Claims A 13-Year-Long Research3K SHARES98-Year-Old Mom Moves Into An Old Age Home To Take Care Of Her 80-Year-Old Son!13.6K SHARESHaving A High IQ Puts You At A Higher Risk Of Developing A Mental Illness337 SHARESNo Time To Workout? No Problem. Cycling to work is just as effective as hitting the gym five…Did You Know Marijuana Users Have More Sex?1.4K SHARESHaving A Hard Time Processing Your Emotions? Blame Your Sense Of Smell For It149 SHARESScientists Warn Of A ‘Post-Antibiotic’ Apocalypse That Could Signal The End Of Modern…This Artist Illustrates His Daily Adventures With His Wife Through His Hilarious Sketches!9.1K SHARESDid You Know Your Brain Continues To Work And Is Aware That You’re Dead After You Die?4.3K SHARESNext6. Get your potassium kick.