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Breathing Retraining For Allergies

Posted by Lisa Bowen on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, In : Asthma and Allergies 

Up until a few years ago, lifelong allergies kept me from hanging out at the homes of friends with pets. I missed scores of parties, and I envied people who could couch-surf or stay in someone's spare bedroom on trips, while I had to stay at hotels whenever I traveled to feel comfortable.

Have you ever experienced a feeling of separation from others -- wishing you could join the fun activities everyone else seems to be doing -- because of health symptoms? If so, read on.

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10 Breathing Skills People With Asthma Should Learn

Posted by Lisa Bowen on Friday, November 29, 2013, In : Asthma and Allergies 
It makes sense to learn as much as you can about managing any condition you have. We think for people with asthma,this should include common-sense wisdom and self-help skills such as:

  1. How to protect your breathing ability and comfort when a cold is coming on.
  2. How to breathe when your chest is feeling tight and you don’t have your rescue inhaler on-hand.
  3. What sleeping position helps you breathe easiest.
  4. How to assess ahead of time whether your breathing is strong enough to exercise right now.
  5. How...

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Free Asthma Webinar Series Coming Up: "I Have Asthma But Asthma Doesn't Have Me"

Posted by Lisa Bowen on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, In : Asthma and Allergies 

I'm happy to announce an upcoming  webinar series we're hosting about asthma and how to work with it using drug-free, science-based, self-help tools.  

After we kick off with an introductory session on November 14th called "What is breathing retraining and how can it help my asthma?", we'll explore a whole variety of topics including:
  • Asthma and Emotions
  • Asthma and Exercise
  • 10 Reasons To Increase Your Respiratory Fitness Even If Your Asthma Is Controlled By Medication
  • The Scientific Case That Brea...

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Personal victory over allergies

Posted by Lisa Bowen on Monday, January 23, 2012, In : Asthma and Allergies 

How do I know how much Buteyko Breathing has helped me?

For most of my life I was extremely allergic to dogs and cats and horses and pretty much any other critter I came into contact with.  I can't remember going to a sleepover or slumber party past age 7, after I'd tried it a couple times and just been miserable with asthma and allergies. It felt pointless trying to hold it together on a minute-by-minute basis and look like I was enjoying myself while all the other little girls were having a ...


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Lisa Bowen I'm a breathing educator and I'm honored to help you breathe easier. Please send in your questions if you have any!

 

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Breathing Retraining Center LLC’s educational products, courses and coaching are designed to improve breathing skills for people whose issues may be related to habits that have the potential to be improved, as a self-care/wellness activity. Breathing difficulty may be a warning sign of a life-threatening heart or lung condition, infection or other illness. Always check with your doctor about your own situation.

The Buteyko Breathing Technique and other breathing-retraining strategies we teach are an alternative approach and are not the practice of medicine, psychology or a form of psychotherapy, nor are they a substitute for seeking medical or psychological advice from an appropriate professional health-care provider. We want to make the important distinction between using the Buteyko Breathing Technique and other breathing-retraining strategies for health and well-being and the practice of medicine, psychology or any other licensed health-care profession.

Breathing classes, coaching and other services from Breathing Retraining Center LLC are offered by teachers who are not licensed by the State of California as physicians or other healing-arts practitioners unless so noted. We offer alternative non-medical/non-psychological techniques and our services are considered to be alternative or complementary to the healing arts that are licensed by the State of California.