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|K.P. Buteyko interview||British Guideline on the Management of Asthma grants permission for British health professionals to recommend Buteyko, stating that the method "may be considered to help patients control the symptoms of asthma". The guideline also grades clinical research on Buteyko with a 'B' classification - indicating that high quality supporting clinical trials are available. No other complementary therapy has been endorsed by this body for the treatment of asthma. The Guidelines are based on some of the studies summarised below.
British Thoracic Society & Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN). British Guideline on the Management of Asthma. Guideline No. 101. Edinburgh:SIGN; 2008.
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A Breathing Technique Offers Help for People With Asthma
By JANE E. BRODY
Published: November 2, 2009
"...“I could actually feel my airways relax and open,” he recalled. “This was impressive. .."
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|Schools may adopt breath technique|
April 21, 2008 UK
SCHOOLCHILDREN WITH asthma could be taught a breathing technique used to help with symptoms of the condition after a trial in schools found it helped to reduce absence rates.
20 April 2007, UK
The Caudwell Xtreme Everest team from University College London plan to examine the effects of oxygen deprivation on the human body - a critical problem for patients in intensive care...Oxygen treatment hope Dr Mike Grocott said: "Low oxygen levels are pretty much a universal feature of patients who are very sick...."We would hope to be able look, in a few years' time, to developing treatments that allow people who are critically ill to use oxygen more efficiently."
16 February 2007
Novartis are attempting to prevent imitation drugs being sold on at cut prices in India, showing that drug companies are about profit, not cure.
As an asthmatic, I remember watching the BBC's Panorama programme a few years ago, which featured a comparative investigation into the relative benefits of a breathing technique known as "Buteyko" against conventional drugs....My surprise was exacerbated by the fact that there had been little or no further investigation or formal experimentation pursued after encouraging statistics favouring Buteyko. The programme strongly suggested that it simply would not be in the interest of pharmaceutical companies to finance any potential cures for illnesses that were not related to tangible medication. Basically, drug companies are about profit, not cure.
Following this programme, I have used a combination of breathing techniques, exercise and drugs to help my asthma. Having heard about pharmaceutical companies Novartis and Pfizer taking legal action in India and the Philippines against those wishing to supply cheaper imitation drugs to the masses, I was again reminded that curing sickness is not necessarily their primary concern - at least, not for the poor....
|Breathing easy with the Buteyko Method by Sarah Stacey|
11th December 2006
Having asthma is "pretty annoying", says William, aged 10, who has had the condition since he was six. "It’s stopped me doing things I wanted to, like playing football. Quite often, I had to come off the pitch because I couldn’t breathe...
|I put my inhaler away and just learned how to breathe properly By Rebecca Bourne|
22nd November 2006
"I had pneumonia in 1986 and coughed and coughed and coughed, but it wasn't until a few years later that I was diagnosed as having asthma," Magda said.
08 November 2006
The Buteyko practitioner training courses that are taking place in Vancouver and the UK early next year 2007 are coming up fast!
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15 August 2006
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Aug 13, 2006
A breath of fresh air in the way cases of asthma are handled
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