Community Pediatric Asthma Service

Breathing Well

Breathing Well

Whether your child has asthma or not, there may be other things to consider about breathing. Learn more…


Laughter and Breathing

SPARKLE shares laughter, joy, compassion, and wonder with everyone at the Alberta Children's Hospital through her playful interactions.  See the links below on how laughter can help your breathing.

The Art of Laughing is the Science of Breathing

There is perhaps no quicker way to replenish our soul than by the simple act of laughing. Click on this link for simple ways to add laughter to your life

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Laugh Until it Helps

 

Here are a few simple things you can do to increase laughter in your life

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The Science of Laughter Yoga

Learn the benefits of Laughter Yoga

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Handouts

Belly Breathing

 

A technique to help you breathe more effectively

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Throat Clearing

 

Learn how to break the cycle of chronic throat clearing

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Voice Care Teaching

Tips on how to best care for your voice

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Caring for your Vocal Cords

Ways to avoid irritation that can lead to coughing

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Videos

Sesame Street Videos

Helping Kids Belly Breathe

Belly breathing can help your child to breathe from their belly

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Habit Cough

One girl's journey with a habit cough and how it was treated

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How Singing can help your Breathing

Alberta Lung & NWT presents this video demonstrating how singing can help your breathing

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Relaxed Breathing

Another great video from AB Lung & NWT on how a relaxed breathing exercise can help when you are feeling anxious

Watch the video here


Walk | Run | Play | Breathe
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