POWERbreathe Medic

  • POWERbreathe Medic – approved for prescription

    Inspiratory muscle weakness is inherent in various patient groups but is most common in COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Heart Failure and Neuromuscular disease.  Weakness of the inspiratory muscles can result from a number of causes, including...

  • Home-based respiratory muscle training used to improve quality of life in patients with Chronic Heart Failure

    The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention published the following clinical trial to evaluate the effect of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on cardiac autonomic modulation and on peripheral nerve sympathetic activity in patients with chronic...

  • Penny Harris - 3 weeks of using my POWERbreathe Medic

    I have now been using my Powerbreathe Medic for 3 weeks.  The day I started using it I also reduced my inhaler dosage. This was done with the full approval of the nurse at the asthmas clinic! I have been tracking my peak flows twice a day to give me an objective...

  • Penny Harris - How I got hold of my POWERbreathe Medic

    I follow a lot of triathletes on Twitter, and Mel Ryding was mentioning POWERbreathe and how it was reducing her asthma inhaler usage at track running sessions.  I am an asthmatic who uses Seretide inhalers twice a day and have been talking to the nurse at the...