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 The Oxygen Advantage: The Simple, Scientifically Proven Breathing Technique That Will Revolutionise Your Health and Fitness by Patrick McKeown available at amazon.com, amazon.ca and amazon.co.uk.