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"When you have allergies, the muscles between your ribs may get exhausted from pushing air past blocked nasal passages, which can lead to more painful wheezing," says Gottfried. Backbends can soothe these muscles.

Try it: Lie on your back with your feet flat on the ground and pulled in close to your bottom. Starting with your tailbone, slowly lift your back. When your back is completely off the floor, slide three stacked pillows under your lower back. Relax your shoulder blades down to the floor so your chest remains propped up. Hold for two minutes.

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