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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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