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Quick tip for tightness of chest/breathing


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Hi girls,

I'm day 6 post op and I'm still finding it difficult at times to breathe like there are two tennis balls pushed up tightly against my chest. I am going to recommend inhaling Vicks vapour rub (I use the tub) it just opens your air ways and helps you breathe. It could all be a mentality thing, but it sure helps me and puts me at ease. Xo

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Also with just having a GA you should be doing deep breathing exercises to make sure you keep up lung capacity. they drummed it into me in hospital I must take a few deep breathes every hour. Also helped to stretch out my chest muscles, was a bit uncomfortable sometimes but seemed to work

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