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Breathe In, Breathe Out

Oxygen is essential for life and it has to be obtained from somewhere to supply every cell of the organism with it. Most animals on our planet take oxygen from the ambient atmosphere or breathe oxygen dissolved in water. They breathe through the lungs or gills, from which the oxygen is distributed to all parts […]

Buteyko Method and Lack of Oxygen

The Buteyko Method is based on the concept that much ill health is the result of the body’s defence mechanisms trying to compensate for the lack of oxygen. Hence the Buteyko Method involves the individual learning a new pattern of shallow breathing through a series of exercise. The principle underlying this technique is that asthmatics […]