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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 →
Do you take Anticholinergics regularly? You may be increasing your risk for developing Dementia, according to this study. What are anticholinergics? These are medications used to relieve asthma attacks and reduce spasm of smooth muscle tissue - like the muscles that make up your airways, digestive tract or urinary system. Asthmatics regularly use anticholinergics like... Continue Reading →
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 →