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Archive for the 'Buteyko Method' Category

Review: Buteyko Method

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Dr. Rosalba Courtney from New South Wales, Australia gives us the details.

Here’s what we about the Buteyko (photo) method. (more…)

Is there a role for breathing training in asthma care?

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Up to 30% of patients report having used breathing techniques to control asthma symptoms.

According to researchers at the University of Southampton, in the UK, it’s worth the effort in selected patients. (more…)

Taping the mouth at night to improve asthma control

Friday, March 12th, 2010

Nose breathing might benefit patients with asthma because it ensures that inspired air is warm, filtered, and moist.

But researchers at the University of Nottingham, in the UK say don’t hold your breath. (more…)

Testing the Papworth breathing technique in asthma sufferers

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Papworth method is a sequence of breathing and relaxation exercises developed at Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire in the 1960s.

It hadn’t been studied ’til now. (more…)

Buteyko therapy for asthma

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

Buteyko is a specific form of breathing therapy (actually breathing restraint) that has been used in the management of asthma.

Here’s what we know. (more…)