Buteyko Breathing Test: Do I Over-Breathe?

Welcome to the Buteyko Breathing test section! Please watch the video below and follow the instructions of Roshni, the Buteyko Breathing Instructor. In the second section of this page, Roshni will explain how to measure your breathing in order to evaluate your health. To do this you will need to use the stopwatch which is provided in the third section of this page. Please type the results of your test in the form provided and briefly describe your current state of health. You will receive your free Breathing and Health Evaluation Report via email. We sincerely hope that the Buteyko Breathing method will help you to improve your health.

Step 1: Watch this Intro Video

Roshni Thompson: Are you receiving inconsistent or unhelpful answers from doctors regarding your hyperventilation symptoms? Do you battle chronic hyperventilation just like I did? It’s time to Take matters into your own hands with the Buteyko breathing method! When applied properly this method reduces the hyperventilation symptom, anxiety, asthma and many other breathing difficulties and health problems. This holistic treatment has no side effects whatsoever since it is completely natural, medication free and safe for everyone. Take control of your breathing today with the Buteyko Breathing technique!

 

Step 2: Learn How to Measure Your Control Pause

The Control Pause is the length of time after exhalation until a first impulse to breathe in again. It helps us to understand for how long you feel comfortable staying without air. The Control Pause is supposed to be effortless. Please watch these video clips for precise instructions, then measure your Control Pause by using a stopwatch below and type your results in the form on the bottom of this page. Avoid a typical mistake of not breathing for too long!

Watch the video below to learn how to Measure your Control Pause

Use the stopwatch below to Measure the length of your Control Pause

 

Step 3: Learn How to Measure Your Positive Maximum Pause

The Positive Maximum Pause requires a little effort and normally is longer than the Control Pause. Please watch these video clips for precise instructions, then measure your Positive Maximum Pause and type your results in the form at the bottom of this page.

Watch the video to learn how to Measure your Positive Maximum Pause

Use the stopwatch below to Measure the length of your Control Pause

Step 4: Avoid a common mistake!

Learn how to avoid common mistakes when measuring your breathing.

Step 5: Fill out the form and submit your test results.

 

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