Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of conditions that make breathing more difficult. This can make it harder to go about daily activities. Physical activity can help. Exercise is just as important for people with COPD as anyone else. Here are some potential health benefits of walking.
- Improving cardio-respiratory fitness
- Lowering blood pressure
- Reducing stress
- Boost brain health
- Improving energy levels
- Improving muscular strength
Before starting any form of exercise, discuss options with your doctor. He or she can help come up with exercises that are right for your current level of fitness.