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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The medical doctor who managed the trial made an amazing comment on the effectiveness of treating Asthma with Buteyko; "There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that the Buteyko Technique works," said Bob Cowie MD, Manager of Calgary Clinical Trial.
The Buteyko technique requires nothing more than being sat in a seat.
A chronic asthmatic since childhood, the Buteyko technique of breathing has helped her bring the asthma under control for the first time.
Now 37, she has gained control of her condition - and consequently her life - after learning the Buteyko technique.
Mother-of-two Jill funded trials into the Buteyko technique, which relieves asthma through breathing control without drugs and inhalers.
No studies have been published exploring the long-term effects of the Buteyko technique.
Alexis says her life has been transformed by the Buteyko technique.
The Buteyko technique teaches people to relearn how to breath through their nose, and regulate their breathing with exercises.
I discovered the Buteyko technique in a book on breathing.
Typically, asthmatics breathe through the mouth, but the golden rule of the Buteyko technique is to breathe through the nose.
Though both Sasha and Professor MacNee were given ample time to argue their points, the Siberian seemed to get a more sympathetic ear, as if QED's creators were willing the Buteyko technique to work.