Buteyko method

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Buteyko method

(ˌbuːˈteɪkəʊ)
n
(Complementary Medicine) a breath control technique used to prevent hyperventilation and treat asthma without drugs
[C20: named after Konstantin P. Buteyko (1923–2003), Russian physician]
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Brought to Australia in the 1990's, the Buteyko Breathing method is now undergoing a renaissance of interest.
Anyone interested in learning the Buteyko Breathing Method for themselves can do so in person or online with a Buteyko Learning Educator.
Mr McKeown, author of Asthma Free Naturally, also says asthma sufferers should try the Buteyko breathing method to help control the severity of their attacks.
McKeown uses the Buteyko Breathing Method and his book helps readers retrain their own breathing habits.
The Buteyko Breathing Method, developed over 50 years ago, is a form of breathing that establishes healthy carbon dioxide levels in the body.
Asthma-Free Naturally: Everything You Need to Know About Taking Control of Your Asthma--Featuring the Buteyko Breathing Method Suitable for Adults and Children by Patrick McKeown (Harper Thorsons, 2005)
Having read this book by McKeown, a qualified doctor resident in Ireland and now running clinics to teach a system known as the Buteyko breathing method, I now understand this illness a lot better and more importantly, have some hope that I can either stop using these drugs one day, or at the very least reduce them greatly.