Buteyko Breathing retraining

Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development
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Mouth breathing and its effect on childhood development

Mouth breathing is a very common habit, present in more than 50 percent of children. It is caused by airway obstruction or small airway size. Common risk factors include swollen adenoids and tonsils or a blocked, stuffy nose. Breathing through…
Buteyko breathing
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Tips to help your breathing while wearing a face mask

Wearing a face mask is an essential part of our daily lives and, while it may not be comfortable, it is important for protecting our health and slowing the spread of COVID-19 in our community.   For most people wearing a face…
Anxiety in children
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Buteyko breathing for stress, anxiety, and panic disorders in children

Stress is a fact of modern life. We enjoy unprecedented levels of convenience and technological advancement and our daily lives are busy and high pressured, even for our children. Our body’s autonomic nervous system has sophisticated mechanisms…
Buteyko breathing
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Buteyko Breathing Technique

The Buteyko breathing technique was introduced to Australia from Russia in the early 1990s. Early on the method was popular with adults and children suffering from asthma. However, recently, the Buteyko Method has shown to be efficacious in…