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  1. M

    Why Is High Altitude Negative For Emphysema?

    Dear all, yesterday I stumbled across the following Peat quote (from the E-mail advice depository): My question or concern is specifically about emphysema. Increasing the body's CO2 retention capabilities should help this condition and, in agreement, Buteyko practitioners claim that Buteyko...
  2. m_arch

    Control Pause, Maximum Pause, Heart Rate And CO2

    According to Buteyko's chart: high etco2 should correlate with a high control pause and maximum pause. So they shouldn't be fighting against one another. Maybe a person with a high etco2 is better off measuring their maximum pause (I get 60 seconds) as a better measurement. with a 60...
  3. S

    Control Pause Question

    How do we know a long control pause is brought on by good carbon dioxide tolerance rather than just a very low rate of production of carbon dioxide? Thanks.
  4. DaveFoster

    Buteyko - What's Your CP?

    A primary metric for measuring CO2 saturation in lung alveoli is the control pause promoted by Dr. Buteyko, wherein you inhale normally, exhale normally, and hold your noise until you feel a pulsing sensation from your diaphragm or throat. Use a stopwatch to time the number of seconds between...
  5. Giraffe

    Buteyko Breathing - Bud Weiss, 2008-09-15

    Link to audio: Buteyko Breathing - Bud Weiss, 2008-09-15. BW: Bud Weiss RP: Ray Peat (transcribed by Giraffe) BW: Ray, could you just introduce yourself a bit, please? RP: Okay. I had been a student of several other subjects such as linguistics when I began studying biology in 1968, and I...