According to Ayurveda, fennel can help treat breathing problems. It has expectorant properties that help break up phlegm to treat respiratory disorders, such as congestion, bronchitis and coughs. In addition, the iron in fennel is helpful in treating anemia.
- Add 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds to a cup of hot water. Cover and steep for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain, add raw honey and drink this fennel tea 2 or 3 times a day.
- You can also simply chew a spoonful of dry roasted fennel seeds.
8. Quit Smoking
Whether you are an active or passive smoker, cigarette smoke can cause many breathing problems, including dyspnea.
The harmful chemicals in it are the most important factor contributing to the development of respiratory and breathing problems. So, try to quit smoking and avoid secondhand smoke.
Apart from helping you breathe with ease, it will reduce your risk of lung cancer. One of the major symptoms of lung cancer is shortness of breath.
If needed, consult your doctor and seek help from others to help quit smoking.