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Asthma relief and more from breathing method

The Papworth method, developed 40 years ago, has recently been proven to relieve asthma symptoms, depression and anxiety according to an article published in the journal Thorax. The technique includes a sequence of breathing and relaxation exercises developed in the...

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The Papworth method, developed 40 years ago, has recently been proven to relieve asthma symptoms, depression and anxiety according to an article published in the journal Thorax. The technique includes a sequence of breathing and relaxation exercises developed in the 1960s at the Papworth Hospital in the U.K. Despite its anecdotal success, no research had been conducted on the method until a recent study by Drs. Elizabeth A. Holloway and Robert J. West, from University College London. Have you used this method or another yogic breathing method to control asthma?