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Sixty seconds on . . . opera therapy

BMJ 2022; 377 doi: (Published 14 May 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;377:o1212
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

Rock me Amadeus?

I should say so. A breathing and wellbeing programme developed by the English National Opera with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, called ENO Breathe, that uses singing as its focus has been found to significantly reduce breathlessness and improve quality of life for people with long covid.

But won’t singing get me into treble?

It might have done during lockdown when choirs were broken up and forced to harmonise online. But even though choirs can meet …

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