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The Buteyko Technique was first taught in Australia in 1990 to asthmatics and those with other respiratory conditions.

The first clinical trial outside the Soviet Union was conducted in Brisbane, Queensland Australia to determine the effectiveness of the Buteyko Technique for the treatment of asthma.

Conducted for the Australian Association of Asthma Foundations and Buteyko Australia, the study showed:

Asthmatics breathe three to four times more than World Health Organisation norms.

The Buteyko group

The Control group

What is taught for Asthma and other respiratory conditions:

What does this mean for the attendee?

Buteyko Institute Practitioners do not advise you to reduce preventative or steroid medications and do not interfere with the Doctor patient relationship.