Conventional asthma management plans from a GP or asthma nurse will usually include strategies to avoid your asthma triggers and correct use of your medication. The asthma plan may also include daily monitoring with a peak flow meter.
Twelve studies have now confirmed the link between asthma and dysfunctional breathing. There is now a large body of research and clinical evidence validating the efficacy of breathing retraining in the management of asthma. For this reason, all good asthma management plans should include breathing exercises and guidelines to help those with asthma better manage their symptoms.i
Read the next page about understanding your medication and the role it plays, as well as well as how to manage asthma through the Buteyko Breathing Technique.
i Supporting evidence for the use of breathing training for asthma