A clinical trial of the Buteyko Breathing Technique in asthma as taught by a video.

@article{Opat2000ACT,
  title={A clinical trial of the Buteyko Breathing Technique in asthma as taught by a video.},
  author={A. J. Opat and Marshall M. Cohen and Michael J. Bailey and Michael J Abramson},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2000},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={
          557-64
        }
}
The Buteyko Breathing Technique (BBT) is promoted as a drug-free asthma therapy. It is based on the premise that raising blood PaCO2 through hypoventilation can treat asthma. Our study was designed to examine whether the Buteyko Breathing Technique, as taught by a video, is an efficacious asthma therapy. Thirty-six adult subjects with mild to moderate asthma were randomized to receive either a BBT or placebo video to watch at home twice per day for 4 weeks. Asthma-related quality of life, peak… CONTINUE READING

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