Buteyko method


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Buteyko method

A complementary medicine breath control technique used to prevent hyperventilation and which is claimed to be able to treat asthma without drugs. Unscientific treatment of asthma involve real potential dangers to life.
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She has studied a wide range of breathing therapies including the Buteyko method and these have been a large part of her practice since 1991.
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After spending more than 36 years suffering from the symptoms of asthma, father-of-two Mr Champion decided to try the Buteyko method after watching his wife, Arleen die of brain cancer in November 2000.
Practitioners of the Buteyko Method, which teaches breathing control to sufferers, are offering courses in the West Midlands.
The book then instructs readers on correct breath-ing while talking, sleeping, and performing physical activity using the Buteyko Method.
The 60-year-old found relief from his debilitating symptoms by using the Buteyko method, a breathing technique pioneered in Russia.
Now Jill, from Glasgow, who sold her own pounds 82,500 house to fund her research into the Buteyko Method, is calling on the Executive to carry out more independent clinical trials.
The victims, from Glasgow, will try out the Buteyko method, which produced startling results in an earlier trial in the city's East End.
The Buteyko method aims to reduce reliance on medication, by using breathing techniques.
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.