Buteyko Breathing Method

The Buteyko Breathing Method is a series of safe and simple breathing exercises proven effective in managing aasthma and other respiratory conditions.  Developed in 1952 by Professor Konstantin Buteyko from Russia, studies reported improvements in asthma, rhinitis, and nasal mucus, and it restores natural breathing patterns, and eliminates the need for reliever medications.  Professor Buteyko finds that our normal reaction when experiencing difficulty breathing is to hyperventilate or over breathe. 
The person tries to breath in more air than the body needs causing airways and arteries to narrow.  It is unable to release oxygen from the red blood cells resulting in decreased alertness, memory, and energy levels of the mind and body.  As the airways close, the body’s immune reaction is to produce mucous to prevent loss of carbon dioxide resulting in allergy symptoms. 
The logic of the Buteyko Method is simply to learn and monitor how to breathe in less air to cause the airways to open up again. 

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