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of the Buteyko Method

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the Russian patent holder
of the Buteyko Method

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Ram Dass: Oxygen or Carbon Dioxide?

People often think that oxygen plays the primary role in the process of breathing but Dr. Buteyko dispelled this archaic belief. He proved that this role belongs to carbon dioxide, which regulates how much oxygen is delivered to various organs.

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Learn Buteyko, Learn to Improve Your Body's pH

ira-video-player-icon"Someone who chronically hyperventilates is breathing too deep or too fast without realizing it. This causes a decrease in the body's carbon dioxide level which changes the body's pH balance. Then the lungs go into spasm as an attempt to hold on to carbon dioxide, in an ultimate effort to normalize the body's pH balance."

The Effectiveness of the Breathing Normalization Method

ira-video-player-icon"I began working with the Buteyko Method because of my own asthma. After realizing dramatic results and improvement in my asthma with a decrease in my medications I became interested in the theory and concepts of how this method works. At that time I started working with Buteyko Center USA."

Is Your Life Stressful?

Did you know that stress always makes us breathe more?

Hyperventilation and Stress are good friends. According to Dr. Novozhilov, the level of carbon dioxide in the lungs acts as a regulator for the level of excitability of our nervous cells. The less CO2 we have, the more emotionally fragile we became. Breathing reduction increases the level of CO2 and creates the best protection from stress.

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M. Jackson, W. Houston and K. Buteyko

Sometimes, unfortunate events contribute into a positive development. It seems that the deaths of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston are helping to increase our overall awareness about the dangers of prescription drugs, sending us a clear message "Be careful!"

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It's About Love

Thoughts constantly influence our breathing making it deeper and heavier or gentler and lighter. Through breathing, thoughts make positive or negative contributions to our health. Love, Kindness and Acceptance always make breathing shallower, increasing the level of carbon dioxide in lungs and balancing all functions of the body. Did you know that 'altruism' is the core idea of the Breathing Normalization Method, as K.P.Buteyko formulated it?

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What's Your Story?

A friend of mine was waiting for his surgery. When a doctor appeared in the room, he introduced himself: "Caucasian, male, 56 years old..."

This was my friend's way to deal with the impersonal approach of traditional medicine.

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All the Way Up

What are your Control and Positive Maximum Pauses? By a simple measurement of your breathing, you can evaluate how healthy you are.

Due to K. Buteyko's scientific findings, a totally healthy person has a Positive Maximum Pause (PMP) of 60 sec and a Control Pause (CP) of 30 sec or higher. This means that for a healthy person it is comfortable and easy to stay without any air for one minute and extremely easy to do it for half a minute. At this point a person does not have any symptoms and his immune system protects him/her from seasonal respiratory problems as well as many serious health issues.

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Notice Your Breathing

Take a moment and notice your breathing. Become familiar with it: you need to know exactly how you breathe when you are physically active or at rest, when you talk, sing, eat, or when you argue with someone. Do you often breathe through your mouth? If your answer is 'yes', you hyperventilate, meaning that your body consumes more air than it needs. Excessive breathing is damaging to all bodily systems and, consequently, it contributes into the development of many diseases. Remember, there is no health without healthy breathing. Take a moment and notice how you breathe.

A new round of Breathing Normalization Interactive Online Group classes will start in the beginning of February. For more information or to register, please click here.

To check your breathing, visit our Self-Test page.

A Year of Thanksgiving

Yes the holiday season is here again, time to enjoy festive gatherings with family and friends and give thanks. It is a time of year that I look forward to, revisiting favorite traditions and incorporating the new.

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Deadly Radiation?

It does not have to be this way, established by Dr. K.P. Buteyko.

On April 26, 1986, there was an accident at a nuclear station in Chernobyl. The Soviet mass media tried to hide the news and the public learned of the event only a few days after it happened, when it became clear that the mass scale of the catastrophe could not be silenced. People were horrified: it wasn't just adults who were inside the radiation zone, there were children too. People were being evacuated out of Chernobyl and into Kiev, which was 140 kilometers from the site, anyone who could leave, did.

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About The Buteyko Method

A Summary of the Pathophysiology of Chronic Hyperventilation

by Ira Packman, M.D.

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The fact that chronic hyperventilation (CHV) has an effect on the lungs is easily understood and explained. The systemic (whole body) effects however, are physically and physiologically distant from the lungs and therefore are more difficult to understand. The multi-system, wide spread systemic ramifications of chronic hyperventilation are numerous.

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Flu: Will the Buteyko Method Protect Against It?

The number of flu deaths is rising; schools are closing for quarantine; a possibility of mandatory vaccination... Such frightening news is all too common these days.  What can you do when all around viruses are alive and active?  Is there any way to protect yourself?  Did Dr. K.P. Buteyko leave any advice on the subject?  I turned to Andrey Novozhilov, the Medical Director at Clinica Buteyko, for the answers.

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Open Letter to Buteyko Practitioners

Written by Ludmila Buteyko 

The discoveryLudmila Buteyko photo of Dr. Buteyko is now 56 years old and yet it is still not accepted by the western medical doctors. Why? During his life in the Soviet Union, Dr. Konstantin Buteyko was frequently persecuted: under these circumstances he did not have legal rights to train medical doctors. At that time, he mostly taught his ex-patients, those who successfully applied his method to cure themselves and wanted to pass it on to others. He trained them to help other people in need for a cure but never allowed them to train others to become Buteyko practitioners.

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Portrait Sasha

Breathing Normalization BlogBlogger:  Sasha Yakovleva

Sasha Yakovleva is an expert on the Buteyko Breathing Normalization Method and Russian Healing Arts, an Advanced Breathing Normalization Specialist and co-founder of BreathingCenter.com. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and many other publications, TV, and radio programs.

She is the author of the books Breathe To Heal, Adenoids Without Surgery, as well as the instructional DVD series called The Buteyko Breathing Normalization Method, and the CD - Breathing Normalization Meditations.

 
 

Portrait Sasha

Breathing Normalization Blog
Blogger: Sasha Yakovleva

Sasha Yakovleva is an expert on the Buteyko Breathing Normalization Method and Russian Healing Arts, an Advanced Breathing Normalization Specialist and co-founder of BreathingCenter.com. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and many other publications, TV, and radio programs.

She is the author of the books Breathe To Heal, Adenoids Without Surgery, as well as the instructional DVD series called The Buteyko Breathing Normalization Method, and the CD - Breathing Normalization Meditations.

 
 

Portrait Sasha

Breathing Normalization Blog
Blogger: Sasha Yakovleva

Sasha Yakovleva is an expert on the Buteyko Breathing Normalization Method and Russian Healing Arts, an Advanced Breathing Normalization Specialist and co-founder of BreathingCenter.com. Her work has been featured in The New York Times and many other publications, TV, and radio programs.

She is the author of the books Breathe To Heal, Adenoids Without Surgery, as well as the instructional DVD series called The Buteyko Breathing Normalization Method, and the CD - Breathing Normalization Meditations.

 

* Disclaimer: Breathing Center's services are educational, not medical; Buteyko Breathing Normalization Specialists are teachers and trainers, not medical doctors. The results of application of the Buteyko Breathing Normalization method may vary from person to person. We cannot guarantee identical results to everyone.

 

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