Peaceful, Easy Feeling: Can Mindfulness Exercise Improve Asthma-Related Quality of Life? - Frankly Speaking EP 255
Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato
Asthma is one of the most prevalent conditions, affecting almost 340 million individuals across the globe and approximately 25 million Americans, or 7.8% of the US population. Treatment is complex and goals of therapy are elusive for many. Anxiety and other concerns are common in those diagnosed with asthma and can worsen outcomes. A recent study from the UK found the use of a mindfulness app was associated with improved asthma-related quality-of-life indicators. Join us while we discuss this study’s implications for helping patients with asthma in primary care.