Buteyko in The New York Times

 image: The New York Times

image: The New York Times

From the New York Times, November 2, 2009. A Breathing Technique Offers Help for People With Asthma, by Jane Brody:

"... In describing an alternative treatment for asthma that does not yet have top clinical ratings in this country (although it is taught in Russian medical schools and covered by insurance in Australia), I am going beyond my usually stringent research criteria for three reasons:

  • The treatment, a breathing technique discovered half a century ago, is harmless if practiced as directed with a well-trained therapist.

  • It has the potential to improve the health and quality of life of many people with asthma, while saving health care dollars."

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