A physiotherapist can teach techniques to control breathing patterns to avoid breathlessness. They can also help improve fitness and endurance, and boost immunity levels. Visit physiotherapy.org.nz to find a local physiotherapist.
Maintaining a healthy weight is especially important for OSA. A dietitian can provide education about the best foods to eat for people with a respiratory illness, based upon their medical condition and individual needs. Visit the New Zealand Dietetic Association (NZDA)’s website dietitians.org.nz to locate a dietitian in your area.
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