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While researching heart disease in the 1950s, Konstantin Buteyko, a Russian medical researcher, developed a breathing technique that not only helped reduce high blood pressure, but also a variety of conditions including Asthma, Anxiety, IBS and Sinusitis.

  • Belly Breathing

    If the muscles of your shoulders and neck feel perpetually tight and knotted, the chances are that you not using your diaphragm to breathe.

  • Carbon Dioxide

    The Buteyko breathing method believes that we need to increase carbon dioxide levels in the body.

  • Dr. No

    Nitric Oxide (NO) improves the immune response as well as increasing blood and oxygen flow throughout the body, including the brain.

  • How does it work?

    The science behind the Buteyko breathing technique.

  • Increase Oxygen

    It seems counterintuitive that higher carbon dioxide levels will increase oxygenation in the body. Yet it’s true.

  • Rest and Relax

    Switching on the Parasympathetic (or relaxing) nervous system will improve conditions including: anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia, IBS, headaches and reflux.

  • Smooth Move

    Relaxing smooth muscle is how Buteyko breathing naturally improves conditions including: High blood pressure, Asthma, Headaches, IBS, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Reflux, Coughing.