You can hack your breathing for a few minutes a day, but you cannot change it long term until you understand your personal and unique stress triggers.
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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 →
What is the “Buteyko Method”
Understanding Buteyko's Discovery about Breathing and Health.
Lao Tzu Meets K.P. Buteyko
Ancient Wisdom Meets Buteyko Understanding...
Asthmatics Less Likely to finish School: Why?
Studies show that asthmatics are likely to leave school unqualified. We explore this issue.
Up In Smoke: How Barbecue Smoke can cause respiratory illness
South Africans love to Barbecue. We've even sealed this love with a National Holiday devoted to the practice, and celebrate the act of cooking food on an open fire as a cultural pastime that most of us share. And we are not alone. In almost every part of the world, there is something 'romantic' about... Continue Reading →
Asthmatic? Forget the Champagne and Chocolates…
Alcohol and Chocolate are two hidden triggers for reducing healthy breathing.
Breathing: The most complicated behaviour pattern on Earth.
Buteyko seeks to address breathing patterns and bring them to "Normal". Thus, Buteyko is a practice, not a prescription. This is because breathing patterns are behaviour patterns, and sometimes, behaviour patterns can cause big challenges in life. To correct any behaviour, you first have to: 1. recognize the issue exists; 2. have awareness of why... Continue Reading →
Your Tongue; Your Airway; and the Ties that Bind Them
How Your Tongue Is Responsible For Your Face...