Welcome to The Breath Connection Blogs of ButeykoKent!

pic6.frontpage 1This site will introduce you to the the idea that it matters how we breathe if we want to enjoy good health. Almost every disease is associated with some dysfunctional breathing problem that usually goes unnoticed and even when it is diagnosed very little is done to help the patient return their breathing to normal. Breathing is probably one of the most neglected areas of understanding and treatment in modern medicine. The connection is very simply as follows: stress triggers “the fight or flight response” & this increases breathing rate, amongst many other reactions, the recurrent stresses over time can then lead to chronic hidden hyperventilation. (CHHV) . Restoring normal breathing with training also reduces many of the health problems associated.