20, lungs of 100 year old

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Hello everyone, so, I'm 20, and recently went to the doctors and they checked my lungs and said they were at 66%, ive had asthma my whole life, my lungs weren't fully developed when i was born premature, so theyve never been good, but never bothered me. anyways, they have me on albuterol which ive been on off and on my whole life, and they tried flovent but when i went back in my lungs dropped to 44% in 30 days. they put me on advair, i smoke between 5-10 cigarettes a day for the last two years, im in the process of quitting, my question is there anything i can do to raise my lung capacity? i dont feel like i have the lungs of a 100 year old, i can still run, hike, do most physical activities, im in overall good health. any input is appreciated, cant find anything on the internet for people my age with such bad lung health

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    Try using a Sisca Salt Pipe each evening. I use one and I feel the difference if I miss it out. And QUIT smoking.
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    There right you have to give up cig not even one.  Also run, every day 60 minutes of cardio excercise.  I sprint it's fun run as fast as you can for 30 seconds rest for 90 and do this 6 times.  It is how they sprinters.  It's also fun.  Get your shot flu and phneumonia.  Wash your hands a lot avoid crouds in the winter when people are sick.  Stay away from harmful chemicals and fumes.  Even to the point where all your personal Heath care products are sent free.  Keep you room dusted, disinfect your bedding one a week use a half cup white vinager in you wash to kill dust mites.  Learn   Diaphragm breathing, the huff caugh,  all can be found on YouTube.  

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    Quit smoking please.  My daughter Ashley was diagnosed with asthma at 1 1/2 years old.  It was horrible to hear my baby wheezing to the degree that I was in one room and she in another and I could hear it.  She started smoking in junior high school (about 15 years old) I was sick over it but I myself smoked.  I begged her to quit.  Eventually she did (after her dad died - he had lung cancer).  Then she began again about 7 years later.  I ask her every day to quit.  And by the way she did say she used her puffers much less (ventolin and Flovent) when she did quit.  Listen to all of us as we know we should have quit when we were your age.  
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