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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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"At first I was cynical, but the Buteyko method changed my life."
The 60-year-old found relief from his debilitating symptoms by using the Buteyko method, a breathing technique pioneered in Russia.
Jill will train 20 doctors in Havana the technique of Buteyko, which has helped hundreds of Scots asthma sufferers.
Last year's winner Jill, 46, will teach the city's heroes the revolutionary Buteyko breathing technique to help overcome the effects of severe dust inhalation from Ground Zero.
A free seminar about the Buteyko breathing technique is being held on Sunday at the Connaught Hotel in Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, at 6pm.
Most recently I have been influenced by Patrick McKeown, an Irish Buteyko practitioner, who trained me in this breathing technique, which has transformed the way I practice.
Among those able to offer advice on alternative treatments are a nutritionist, osteopath, acupuncturist and a purveyor of Buteyko, a scientifically proven way of breathing retraining.
Mrs Woodfield, of Whitley Bay, paid pounds 300 for five sessions of the Buteyko Method breathing techniques, but says she would have been willing to pay much more.
Now Jill, from Glasgow, who sold her own house to fund her research into the Buteyko Method, is calling on the Executive to carry out more independent clinical trials.
The mother-of-two from Glasgow sold her own home to fund research into the Buteyko breathing techniques for asthma sufferers.
In the 1950's a Russian professor, Konstantin Buteyko, pioneered a new system of breathing for asthma sufferers which has gained in popularity and is now being practised in Ireland and the British Isles.