(HealthDay News) — While you may be tempted to avoid exercise if you have a lung condition such as asthma or COPD, regular exercise may be helpful, experts say.
The American Council on Exercise says potential benefits include:
- Improving shortness of breath.
- Reducing your risk of other chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, osteoporosis and heart disease.
- Improving cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength.
- Reducing anxiety and depression.
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