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Successful COPD Breathing Therapy: Playing the Harmonica!

Last Updated May 2012


Dana has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a common lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. One of the things that helps Dana manage her disease is a new pulmonary rehabilitation program offered at El Camino Hospital called "harmonica therapy." By playing the harmonica, she is able to increase her oxygen level, so that she can breathe easier. Here is her story.