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.
For details of the Buteyko method - including DIY courses on DVD and video - visit www.buteyko.com.
"At first I was cynical, but the Buteyko method changed my life."
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. Ways to test the body's improvement are provided, and McKeown advises readers to test their progress frequently.
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.
A study of 600 asthmatics found that, after six months, the Buteyko method relieved symptoms by 98%.