frequency of breathing


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The number of spontaneous or machine-generated breaths per unit time.
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Town Gp., Vanness Jm., 1990, Metabolic responses to controlled frequency of breathing in competitive swimmers.
The researchers assessed the frequency of breathing disturbances, the time spent in each sleep state, the number of nighttime awakenings, and the duration of sleep.
In the study, the CPAP mask was attached to equipment that measured the frequency of breathing and the depth of breathing.
Results: Five factors grouped different attributes of dyspnea: urge to breathe, depth and frequency of breathing, difficulty breathing and phase of respiration, wheezing, and affective dyspnea.
Mr John Mackisack, a trainee Buteyko therapist and spokesman for the Oakfield Clinic in Birmingham said many asthma sufferers breathed excessively and the Buteyko method tried to reduce the volume and frequency of breathing.
Mr John Mackisack, a trainee Buteyko therapist and spokesman for the Oakfield Clinic, said many asthma sufferers breathed excessively and the method tried to reduce the volume and frequency of breathing.

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