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Buteyko

What is Buteyko?

Buteyko is a breathing technique used specifically by people who suffer with Asthma and other Respiratory problems. The technique got its unique name from its inventor, a Ukraine doctor called Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko.
Buteyko has been proven to be affective and helped many people reduce other forms of medication.

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Typical Breathing Pattern of Sick People
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Why Watson's Little Albert became the most distorted study in the history of psychology
Among all psychological studies, Little Albert study (article's URL is below), conducted by Dr. John B. Watson, APA (American Psychological Association) President, and Rosalie Rayner in 1920, is the most widely cited experiment in psychological textbooks. It is likely the most distorted and misrepresented psychological study as well,
Heart disease means heavy breathing 24/7
Medical research clearly showed that all heart patients breathe way too much even at rest.In 1995 the British Heart Journal published a study (Clark et al, 1995) done by researchers from the National Heart and Lung Institute in London. The breathing rate of all 88 heart patients at
Why modern man gets little, if any, benefits from exercise
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Diabetes is possible only in over-breathers
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Prevent heart attacks using advanced breath control
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Stress-free breath holding time predicts health of HIV/AIDS patients
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How Cancers Leads to Poor Sleep (with Solutions)
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Severe Cough Means Reduced Oxygen Content In Tissues
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Which exercise parameters increase body oxygenation
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Over 200 Russian doctors learned how to hold their breath for more than 5 minutes for ... health reasons
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Abnormal breathing pattern causes asthma and attacks
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How and Why Coughing Destroys Health and Solutions
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Walking and Exercise with Nose (Not Mouth) Breathing Leads to Slimming Down
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Exercise is joy only when body oxygenated at rest
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Is the Buteyko self-oxygenation breathing therapy better cancer cure than foods and diets?
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Why Nose Breathing at Exercise Is Crucial for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
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