Definition of Buteyko method in English:

Buteyko method

Syllabification: Bu·tey·ko meth·od
Pronunciation: /bo͞oˈtākō ˌmeTHəd


  • A technique of controlled breathing that is claimed to alleviate asthma.
    More example sentences
    • Kelly wanted to learn the Buteyko breathing techniques as she had heard they could help to control asthma symptoms.
    • Campbell had taken a Buteyko course which promptly alleviated her chronic asthma.
    • The Buteyko technique seeks to correct your routine breathing so you retain more CO2 with each breath.


1990s: named after Ukrainian physiologist Konstantin Buteyko (1923–2003), who devised the technique.

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