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Role of breathing exercises in hyperventilating subjects
  1. A B Palamarthy
  1. Correspondence to Dr A B Palamarthy, All Wales Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre, University Hospital, Llandough, Vale of Glamorgan CF64 2HR, UK; anandom999{at}

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Thomas and colleagues reported breathing training leading to improvements in asthma-specific health status and other patient-centred measures.1 These included Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (AQLQ) scores, Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) anxiety, HAD depression, Nijmegen scores and Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) scores. The significant improvement in all the above stated scores except the last one at 6 months …

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