Buteyko breathing technique, Buteyko method

(boo-tā′kō)

[Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko, 20th-cent. Ukrainian physiologist]
Exercises for patients with asthma that rely upon controlled shallow breaths and respiratory pauses to reverse bronchospasmy by increasing alveolar and arterial carbon dioxide partial pressures.

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