The Right Mask for The Task

So we've heard a ton about why you need to wear a mask, and how it manages to reduce the risk of transmission of covid-19 during this current global pandemic. But there is a mask for every task, and which mask is right for you? Many people feel more comfortable with the "Neck Gaiter" instead... Continue Reading →

Why your brain says you can’t breathe in a mask:

Masks from a "Buteyko" perspective:We understand that many people are finding compulsory mask wearing in public difficult. We understand that this is a natural reaction which is caused by slightly reduced airflow. This is not easy for some people. We understand that if you had a previous trauma, accident, or negative experience where your mouth... Continue Reading →

Is Wearing a Mask Unmasking Your Hidden Hyperventilation?

When breathing increases in response to any stimulus, it can create stress which can lead to negative physical reactions in susceptible people. Wearing a mask creates a slight reduction in airflow, which causes a compensatory response of over-breathing (hyperventilation). Hyperventilation is a well documented cause of many diverse symptoms in all humans. With people who... Continue Reading →

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