Diaphragmatic breathing or belly breathing is a technique which can help people who have lung diseases such as COPD or bronchiectasis.
In this American Lung Association video shared in September 2015, a demonstrator shows how to breathe using your abdomen. Belly breathing helps to slow down breathing when patients experience shortness of breath and helps you feel calmer and better able to control your breath.
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