One Magic Breath – by Steven Hamlin

March 2, 2016 by Asthma Care in Uncategorized

As Andrew Weil MD says, in ancient China there were two symbols conjoined to indicate the word “breath”. So, presumably,  to an ancient Chinese person if they were told to take a breath, or take a deep breath, they’d first exhale and relax, the let the air come easily and effortlessly with the inhale, no

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Food that Helps, Food that Hurts

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in Asthma and Food

Food guidelines summary: Eat only when you feel hungry. Eat until you feel satisfied. Do not continue to eat because there is food left on your plate. Eat fruit and vegetables each day. Eat spices, curries, ginger, garlic, onions and sea salt.

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‘Let your food be your medicine’

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in Asthma and Food

Food  plays a large  part  in  our  lives and  so diet  deserves special attention because it is certainly a contributory  factor in causing overbreathing. The Asthma Care programme  is seventy  per  cent  retraining   of  breathing,  fifteen  per  cent regular  physical activity and fifteen  per cent observation  of diet. Buteyko’s research indicates that food increases our

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Reducing the possibility of an attack during exercise

March 25, 2014 by Asthma Care in Asthma and Exercise

Exercise-induced asthma (also known as EIA) occurs due to an increased  volume  of breathing  brought  about  by the demands  of physical effort. The  theory  generally  accepted among  researchers  is that  increased  ventilation  cools and dehydrates  the  airways. With increased ventilation,  airways are required  to condition  a greater  volume  of air and  this causes the dehydration

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