Buteyko Breathing for Asthma and Breathing Problems

We think the traditional wisdom is that deep breathing is good for us because it provides more oxygen. In fact the ancient yogis and Chinese knew the truth, that breathing is all about getting the balance right. We inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide and other gases. Oxygen is thought of as the wonder cure and carbon dioxide and other gases are viewed as a poisons When Dr Buteyko was first analysing his patients, he discovered that those who were sick breathed much more than those who were healthy, their breathing was unbalanced.