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pic2Nurses to be trained to teach Buteyko Breathing Technique to asthmatics
6 April, 2009 | By Clare Lomas A new course to train nurses how to teach the Buteyko Breathing Technique to people with asthma has been launched by Coventry University and the Buteyko Breathing Association. LINK

pic4 Effect of two breathing exercises (Buteyko and pranayama) in asthma: a randomised controlled trial
Revised 10 April 2003 Patients with asthma are interested in the use of breathing exercises but their role is uncertain. The effects of the Buteyko breathing technique, a device which mimics pranayama (a yoga breathing technique), and a dummy pranayama device on bronchial responsiveness and symptoms were compared over 6 months in a parallel group study. LINK

pic6Boost your oxygen uptake for a healthier life
Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 by Michael Lingard It is used everyday in emergency medical centres, thousands of people are reliant on the delivery of it to their home to enable them to get on with their lives and it is essential for life support on space missions, in fact oxygen, this simple gas, is the very essence of life. Despite this understanding, how many of us even consider how well we tap into this amazing invisible, LINK

pic1Breathing easy with the Buteyko Method
By Sarah Stacey 16 July 2007 Developed in the 1950s by the late Professor Konstantin Buteyko, a Ukrainian physician, and used in several western countries over the last 20 years, the aim is to help the asthmatic reduce or eliminate the tendency to hyperventilate right at the start of an attack, diminishing the inflammation of the airways, which causes the symptoms. LINK

pic3Every breath you take
British children have the world's highest level of asthma. But the Buteyko system of lung control means many could soon be breathing a sigh of relief. Robert Schweizer reports By Robert Schweizer Sunday 27 June 2004 LINK

pic5A Breathing Technique Offers Help for People With Asthma
By Jane E Brody Published: November 2, 2009 Dr. Buteyko concluded that hyperventilation — breathing too fast and too deeply — could be the underlying cause of asthma, making it worse by lowering the level of carbon dioxide in the blood so much that the airways constrict to conserve it.

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