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Results to Expect

On average persons who practice exercises will experience a substantial improvement of their asthma within five weeks and a two third reduction of medication within an eight month period.

The older the person and the greater the severity of condition; the more time necessary to normalise breathing and safely reduce medication.

Results are based on both reported verbal feedback and scientific trials. (Medication may be reduced only by consensus of a medical doctor)

What does Correction of Breathing entail?

  • Becoming more aware of breathing
  • Learning a simple and very effective way to unblock nose
  • Switching to nasal breathing permanently
  • Reducing the volume of air inhaled to correct levels on a permanent basis
  • Simple life style changes to reverse overbreathing

Summary of what causes asthma

    Click to download pdf presentation with numerous medical papers explaining what causes asthma.

  • Normal breathing volume is 4 to 6 litres of air per minute
  • Breathing volume for asthma is two to three times normal breathing volume
  • Overbreathing is recognised by mouth breathing, regular sighs, upper chest breathing, audible breathing, visible breathing movements uring rest
  • It is very common for asthmatics to breathe through their mouth
  • Breathing through the mouth causes asthma airways to constrict
  • In addition, overbreathing "washes out" carbon dioxide from the lungs, blood, tissues and cells
  • This leads to hypocapnia
  • Hypocapnia causes airways to constrict
  • The above presentation includes fifteen medical papers linking hypocapnia to airway constriction
  • Overbreathing also causes a cooling and dehydration of the airways. This contributes to airway obstruction
  • Practical examples of overbreathing causing asthma are; laughter, exercise, stress and talking
  • Practical examples of "underbreathing" opening up the airways are swimming in non chlorinated water
  • Results of six clinical trials investigating the Buteyko Method for asthma conclude an average of 72% less coughing and wheezing, 90% less need for reliver medication, 50% less need for preventer steroid medication within three to six months.

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How do we teach it?

The classes are taught to small groups of no more than 10 people. This enables sharing of information,experiences, support and individual tuition.

First day: Each person is taught the basics of the asthmacare.ie program

Second day (second week): More in-depth teaching and review of progress

Third day (third week): Completion of training.