Many readers have requested instructions on how to perform perform the Buteyko Reduced Breathing Exercise that increases blood circulation and reduces the need for insulin. In this 16-minute video Patrick McKeown gives detailed instructions. He also explains:
- The three common breathing mistakes people make thousands of times per day that increases stress hormones, blood sugar and anxiety.
- Why many therapists, yoga instructors, psychologists and counselors are completely wrong about how to relieve physical and mental stress with breathing.
- Why breathing through your nose (instead of the mouth) increases the amount of oxygen your body cells uptake, repairing and strengthening organs (like your pancreas).
- How breathing through your mouth disfigures the teeth and entire face.
For more on how to improve blood circulation and avoid diabetic complications check out Patrick McKeown’s book The Oxygen Advantage: The Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Technique That Will Revolutionise Your Health and Fitness.