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  • 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
  • The Role of Nutrition in Cancer
    Workshop - Ponsonby Central, 21 June 2014, 9am-3pm 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
  • 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: Wednesday 26 June 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
  • 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
  • AIMA dinner presentation - Patrick McHugh & Glenn White
    Fernz Restaurant, Birkenhead, Tuesday 28 June 2011. NOTE: Open to Australasian integrative medicine Association (AIMA) members and guests only. Patrick will present part of research TCTTRT has been involved in, especially Buteyko Breathing Technique & plans for Auckland-based clinical trial. Then Glenn will 'demystify' the Buteyko Breathing Technique. More
    Posted: Friday 24 June 2011
  • Buteyko: Helping thousands overcome asthma naturally
    Do you or your child have asthma? No doubt you are familiar with the standard treatments for asthma, the puffers (relievers to open up the airways and inhaled steroids to reduce airway inflammation) but new studies are showing that many are overusing these drugs and this may be contributing to the alarming rise in asthma. More
    Posted: Friday 6 May 2011
  • Australian Integrative Medicine Association Inc Seminar
    7-8 May at Massey University, Auckland. "Balancing Body, Mind and Heart - Pratical Solutions for Everyday Problems" All Health Professionals welcome to learn about the future of integrative medicine. Click link below for more details on the AIMA website. More
    Posted: Thursday 5 May 2011
  • To stave off panic attacks don't take a deep breath
    A new treatment for panic attack focuses on getting patients to breathe less and lends further validation to the role that over-breathing plays in panic attacks and stress disorders. More
    Posted: Sunday 26 December 2010
  • As easy as drawing breath
    I was gratified to read John Roughan’s article in the New Zealand Herald 9 October and learn that a tip he learned on the Buteyko course he did back in 2006 has helped relieve his sleep apnoea. Unfortunately most people are unaware that snoring and sleep apnoea may be the result of a faulty breathing pattern and that learning a breathing technique like Buteyko can help resolve the problem. More
    Posted: Sunday 7 November 2010
  • NYC Radio WBAI interview with Dr Robert Cowie
    Dr Robert Cowie, from the University of Calgary, Canada and a world authority on asthma, authored one of the largest randomised controlled trials of the Buteyko technique. The trial is published in Respiratory Medicine 2008; 102:726-32. More
    Posted: Thursday 21 October 2010
  • My job:  Helping others to breathe easy
    Article on Glenn White by Donna McIntyre in NZ Herald More
    Posted: Tuesday 21 September 2010
  • A Breathing Technique Offers Help for People With Asthma
    Jane E. Brody of the New York Times writes about witnessing the 'miraculous' transformation in her friend's asthma after learning the Buteyko method. To read the full article go to the New York Times website: More
    Posted: Monday 2 November 2009
  • Nurses to be trained to teach Buteyko Breathing Technique to asthmatics
    A new course to train nurses how to teach the Buteyko Breathing Technique to people with asthma has been launched by Coventry University and the Buteyko Breathing Association. More
    Posted: Monday 6 April 2009
  • FDA Panel Votes to Ban Asthma Drugs
    New York Times article: ROCKVILLE, Md. - A panel of federal drug experts voted on Thursday that the drugs Serevent and Foradil should be banned from use in the treatment of asthma, but the experts said that Advair and Symbicort, which together are far more popular, should continue to be used. More
    Posted: Thursday 11 December 2008
  • FDA Panel decides asthma drugs - Serevent and Oxis - aren’t worth the risk
    An FDA Panel said Thursday that the risks of death and serious injury associated with two popular brands of asthma inhalers are greater than the benefits of the drugs. However, in what is sure to be a controversial opinion, the panel said that Advair (Symbicort) should continue to be used to treat asthma. More
    Posted: Thursday 11 December 2008

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