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  • Breathing: You're probably doing it wrong
    An article featuring our clinic by Jamie Desplaces appeared in the September issue of Verve Magazine. More
    Posted: Thursday 3 September 2015
  • To stave off a panic attack don't take a deep breath
    A panic attack can be frightening and distressing, and symptoms can occur suddenly, without warning. Things you can do if you think you're experiencing a panic attack... More
    Posted: Thursday 3 September 2015
  • Relax - sleep and wake refreshed
    American author, Edgar Allen Poe, the inventor of the horror story, barely slept. Was it his vivid, ghoulish imagination that kept him awake? Perhaps the fear of being buried alive? More
    Posted: Tuesday 1 September 2015
  • Dying to breathe
    Asthma Awareness Week runs from Monday 31st August through Friday 4th September. I am taking the opportunity to share the story of overcoming my own asthma and how I now help others do the same. More
    Posted: Monday 31 August 2015
  • Buteyko Breathing Clinics Wellington Course
    Monday 4th – Thursday 7th May 2015 More
    Posted: Sunday 3 May 2015
  • Glenn speaking in Wellington for Ngaio Natural Health Centre
    Glenn will be speaking for the Ngaio Natural Health Centre, at Kandallah Town Hall Wed 29th April 2015 More
    Posted: Monday 27 April 2015
  • Buteyko Breathing Clinics seminar and course Wellington
    Seminar: 30 April, 6pm-7pm and Course: 4-7 May, 4pm-5.30pm OR 6pm-7pm More
    Posted: Tuesday 7 April 2015
  • Physiotherapist brings breathing skills seminars to Christchurch
    Australian physiotherapist Tess Graham embarked on a dramatically different career path after experiencing a Buteyko breathing course first hand. More
    Posted: Thursday 12 March 2015
  • It can make even the nicest people feel homicidal - sharing a bed with a snorer
    Sharing a bed with a snorer and can make even the calmest person feel murderous. Whether it be the whistle, the freight train, the constant low rumbling, darth vadar rasping, or full sleep apnoea, where the snorer actually stops breathing for a time. It's estimated snoring causes 25 percent of couples to sleep apart. More
    Posted: Wednesday 4 March 2015
  • Breathing Essentials, TMJ Treatments, Bruxism and Sleep Apnoea - 4 CPD Workshops in 7 Days
    Glenn White will be joining Dentist and fellow Buteyko practitioner Dan Hanson and a line-up of speakers to deliver 4 CPD workshops on the Gold Coast from 10–16 April 2015 More
    Posted: Thursday 12 February 2015
  • Study finds that sleep apnoea and Alzheimer's are linked
    A 2013 study has found a link between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and markers for Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk and adds to the growing body of research linking the two. More
    Posted: Friday 12 December 2014
  • Glenn's Presentation at the Asthma Foundation Conference, Wellington on 10 October 2014
    Snoring – sleep apnoea – asthma – crooked teeth... What’s the link? Research shows that children who mouth-breathe are more prone to enlarged adenoids/tonsils, glue ear, respiratory infections, asthma, allergies and chronic cough. More
    Posted: Friday 7 November 2014
  • Buteyko Breathing Clinics in Ponsonby News, November issue
    Our clinic features in the November 2014 issue of Ponsonby News. Martin and the team have been tireless supporters since we first opened our doors in 2001. Over 7,000 people have attended our clinic since that time, many of these from our inner city suburbs. More
    Posted: Thursday 6 November 2014
  • Buteyko Breathing Clinics in Japan, June 2014
    In June, I spent two weeks training 20 staff at Duckling Dental Clinic in Shizuoka, one hour by Shinkansen train from Tokyo. Duckling Dental was founded by Dr Masaaki Shioda and specialises in paediatric orthodontics. It was an unforgettable experience. More
    Posted: Wednesday 17 September 2014
  • Buteyko Breathing Clinics seminar and course Wellington
    Seminar: Thursday 9th October 6:00 – 7:30 pm Course Monday 13th - Friday 17th October 4:00-5:30pm or 6:00-7:30pm More
    Posted: Tuesday 9 September 2014
  • The Role of Nutrition in Cancer
    Workshop - Ponsonby Central, 21 June 2014, 9am-3pm More
    Posted: Saturday 14 June 2014
  • Practitioner Training in Japan
    Glenn is currently conducting practitioner training in Japan. He is teaching at a dental clinic in Shizuoka that specialises in children’s dentistry and early intervention growth orthodontics. More
    Posted: Saturday 14 June 2014
  • Sanctuary Dental and the Buteyko Breathing Clinics SEMINAR
    Snoring - sleep apnoea - asthma - crooked teeth... What's the link? This seminar provides vital life-changing information for anyone who suffers from asthma, respiratory, sleep, cardiovascular or stress-related disorders. More
    Posted: Wednesday 23 April 2014
  • Try the Buteyko Breathing Clinic Sniff Test!
    You can try the Buteyko Breathing Clinic Sniff Test in the latest Mind Food magazine. More
    Posted: Tuesday 25 March 2014
  • Glenn White interviewed on Coast FM radio
    Check out Glenn's interview with Brian Kelly on Coast FM, Wednesday 19 March at 8:10am. More
    Posted: Tuesday 18 March 2014
  • Buteyko Clinic in New Idea
    Read about our clinic in the March 17, 2014 edition of New Idea: page 65. More
    Posted: Wednesday 12 March 2014
  • Free Orthodontic Consultations
    The team at The Dentist in Pukekohe are offering free orthodontic consultations. More
    Posted: Tuesday 17 December 2013
  • Small Business: Community Focus - Glenn White
    Gill South of the New Zealand Herald has just featured an article about our clinic in the Small Business: Community Focus section of the newspaper. More
    Posted: Thursday 21 November 2013
  • Naturopaths of NZ Inc. 7th Annual Conference & AGM
    Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September 2013 Glenn has been invited to join a fantastic line-up of speakers discussing the topic of Stress at this weekend’s 7th Annual Conference & AGM being hosted by the Naturopaths of NZ Inc. at South Pacific College in Ellerslie. More
    Posted: Wednesday 25 September 2013
  • Buteyko endorsed by British Guideline on the Management of Asthma
    The British Guideline on the Management of Asthma 2008 grants permission for British health professionals to recommend Buteyko, stating that the method "may be considered to help patients control the symptoms of asthma". The guideline also grades clinical research on Buteyko with a 'B' classification - indicating that high-quality supporting clinical trials are available. More
    Posted: Wednesday 25 September 2013
  • Dr Mercola - How the Buteyko Breathing Method can improve your health and fitness
    Dr Joseph Mercola is a New York Times best-selling author. His website is the most-visited online natural health resource in the world. More
    Posted: Saturday 15 June 2013
  • Small clinical study of Buteyko Method at Limerick Regional Hospital shows 70% reduction of Rhinitis in Asthma
    Dr Adelola et al. from the Department of Otolaryngology at Limerick University Hospital in Ireland investigated the effectiveness of the Buteyko technique on nasal symptoms of patients with asthma. More
    Posted: Thursday 13 June 2013
  • Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) Conference
    Great news! The AIMA conference (18/19 May) has been upgraded to the brand-new, state-of-the-art conference centre in the Sir Paul Reeves Building at AUT, Central Auckland. Register online now More
    Posted: Monday 13 May 2013
  • Is Modern Medicine Killing You?
    In the 10th and final episode of Is Modern Medicine Killing You? Dr Pitsilis refers 20-year-old Jessie Mee for help with hormonal problems that are linked with her poor breathing pattern. More
    Posted: Thursday 13 December 2012
  • Clinical Review: Sleep apnoea - A survey of breathing retraining
    By Mary Birch, Australian Nursing Journal October 2012, Vol 20, No. 4, pages 40-41. More
    Posted: Monday 10 December 2012
  • Incorrect breathing and our melting faces
    The link between breathing-facial/dental development, sleep disorders, health and longevity More
    Posted: Tuesday 27 November 2012
  • How does incorrect breathing turn gorgeous children into unattractive adults?
    The relationship between breathing pattern, dental development, facial features and sleep disorders. More
    Posted: Friday 9 November 2012
  • Are You Breathing Correctly?
    Dr Helen Smith of the Auckland Holistic Medical clinic writes about the medical implications of incorrect breathing and what you can do. More
    Posted: Saturday 27 October 2012
  • Is Modern Medicine Killing You?
    If you saw Philip Parker on "Is Modern Medicine Killing You?" then you know he completed the Buteyko Clinic programme. With this and lifestyle changes recommended by his doctor he made a complete recovery. He no longer suffers from sleep apnoea and now sleeps like a babe. Read how Philip and others overcame their snoring and sleep apnoea and enjoy restful snore-free sleep after completing our programme. More
    Posted: Wednesday 24 October 2012
  • Stop your hay fever and allergies the natural way
    Spring is here and with it pollen. If you suffer from hay fever and allergies every spring, instead of trying to suppress the symptoms with antihistamines, steroid nasal sprays and eye drops, why not fix the problem permanently and naturally? More
    Posted: Wednesday 17 October 2012
  • 'Gourmet' salt is no better for your health than table variety, study finds
    Take this advice with a pinch of (Himalayan) salt. This is bad science. More
    Posted: Thursday 4 October 2012
  • Salt, We Misjudged You - Comment
    I advise my clients to include unrefined sea salt in the diet. This sometimes gets questioned by clients whose doctors have put them on low or no-salt diets. So it was good to see this article questioning the paucity of research on the supposed link between hypertension and salt. More
    Posted: Thursday 4 October 2012
  • Is Modern Medicine Killing You?
    Glenn White and the Buteyko Breathing Clinic featured in three episodes of TV ONE's series. More
    Posted: Saturday 29 September 2012
  • Is organic food healthier than conventional?
    If you have seen reports that organic is no better than conventional produce then perhaps you should read this before turning your back on the farmers markets and your own garden produce. More
    Posted: Thursday 6 September 2012
  • Optimal Health For You and Your Family
    Raising Healthy Families fundraiser series - The link between breathing and facial development. Date: Tuesday, 4 September 2012 Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm Venue: Stella Maris School Hall More
    Posted: Friday 24 August 2012
  • International Nose Breathing Week 10-15 September 2012
    International Nose Breathing Week was conceived by Buteyko practitioners worldwide to raise awareness about the vital significance of correct breathing for health and longevity. Today it is generally accepted that over-eating is a serious problem that may cause diabetes, heart disease, and many other modern diseases. However, it is remarkable that the equally serious risks associated with chronic hidden hyperventilation (over-breathing) have not yet been recognised by mainstream medicine. More
    Posted: Saturday 18 August 2012
  • Gill South:  How to breathe easy
    Weekend Herald columnist Gill South is currently attending our clinic for help with her asthma and hay fever. She is also hoping to improve her breathing and fitness. Gill came for a private consultation in May and writes about it in the Weekend Herald Saturday 23rd June. More
    Posted: Monday 25 June 2012
  • Over-diagnosis is 'doing more harm than good'
    A feature article in the May issue of the British Medical Journal; Preventing over-diagnosis: how to stop harming the healthy, claims that asthma, among a list of other complaints, may be over-diagnosed. A 2008 Canadian study found that almost 30% of people diagnosed as having asthma did not have the condition, and almost 66% of those did not need drugs or asthma care during six months of follow-up. More
    Posted: Thursday 31 May 2012
  • Studies link sleep apnoea to increased cancer risk
    The relationship between sleep-disordered breathing and cardiovascular risk is well documented. How two observational studies are suggesting a strong link with increased risk of cancer. This research marks the first time that sleep apnoea has been linked to cancer in humans. More
    Posted: Tuesday 29 May 2012
  • Comprehensive survey on breathing retraining for sleep apnoea - results now available
    Over 11,000 people with sleep apnoea had been taught the method by the Buteyko Institute practitioners who participated in the survey. Practitioners estimated that the majority of clients with sleep apnoea had been able to improve sleep and reduce symptoms following breathing retraining using the Buteyko Institute Method. The survey results have been sent to sleep researchers in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and are also available as a downloadable PDF. More
    Posted: Monday 14 May 2012
  • Asthma - Another option for treatment
    Everyone knows someone with asthma and everyone knows about the standard treatments for asthma, but how many of us are aware that there is a simple technique that has helped many asthma sufferers in New Zealand and around the world? How many of us have heard of Buteyko? More
    Posted: Monday 30 April 2012
  • Pharmac is being taken to court over asthma drug subsidy
    Drug firm Astrazeneca is challenging plans by the Government's drug-buying agency Pharmac to reduce the subsidy on their combination inhaler – Symbicort to match the subsidy on competing firm GSK’s Seretide. More
    Posted: Wednesday 30 November 2011
  • New warnings on safety of asthma drugs
    The US government is taking steps to curb use of some long-acting asthma drugs used by millions, issuing safety restrictions to lower a life-threatening risk that asthma could worsen suddenly. More
    Posted: Wednesday 30 November 2011
  • Breathing to boost sports performance seminars
    Glenn White is presenting two seminars in November on breathing to boost sports performance at Les Mills, Victoria Street and Les Mills Britomart, Auckland CBD. More
    Posted: Friday 23 September 2011
  • Just Four Steps to Fitness?  Shut Your Mouth!
    Glenn White's article in the July 'Ponsonby News' More
    Posted: Saturday 2 July 2011

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