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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Linda is just as enthusiastic about transcendental meditation, for example, as she is of the Buteyko technique.
I heard about the Buteyko technique and it seemed to make complete sense.
Linda is now enjoying the challenge of teaching the Buteyko technique to others.
Susan learned the Buteyko technique from Jill McGowan, a Scottish nurse who sold her house to fund research into it, to prove its safety.
Many in the medical profession hold reservations about alternative therapies such as the Buteyko technique, despite Jill McGowan's assurances of its success rate.
I have reservations and would be wary about my patients swapping their conventional treatment for the Buteyko technique, especially as it has not been scientifically proven.
THE National Asthma Campaign is keeping an open mind about the Buteyko technique.
NEW LIFE: Linda Meads believes by correcting poor breathing habits the Buteyko technique has radically changed her life enabling her not only to breath more easily, but reduce her allergy to animals and eczema.
Siberian therapist Sasha Stalmatsky gives them five days to learn the Buteyko technique, but the medical profession is sceptical.
Sasha claims the increase in steroid dosage was a temporary measure to allow them to get rid of their symptoms while learning the Buteyko technique.
At pounds 300, a five-day course in the Buteyko technique was an expensive request, but she was convinced it would rid her of the condition that had affected her since she was a baby.