Category archives for medicine

Definition/Causes of sighs and its treatment – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

Breathing exercises and breath retraining are to get rid of and treat causes of sighing. These same breathing exercises are helpful for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, COPD, HIV-AIDS, cancer, asthma and other health issues. In this video, Dr. Artour Rakhimov addresses the question, “What are the causes of sighing and how to treat it?”. The medical […]

Treat Hypertension Naturally With Buteyko Method and Breathing Retraining

Dr. Artour Rakhimov and Volker Schmitz discuss the relation of hypertension and breathing retraining We can treat hypertension naturally with Buteyko or breathing techniques. Buteyko Breathing expert, Dr. Artour Rakhimov, talks with Volker Schmitz, Buteyko Breathing practitioner, about how to reduce high blood pressure with Buteyko breathing retraining. Results are astounding; however, to achieve lasting […]

Buteyko breathing method, health and diseases: Discussion by Dr. Artour Rakhimov and Volker Schmitz

Artour Rakhimov Discussion with Dr. Artour Rakhimov and Volker Schmitz about Buteyko technique and its effects on health and diseases of their students. Day 1: 1. Introduction 2. General process of breathing retraining 3. Hypothyroidism and its treatment with breathing retraining 4. Hypertension or High blood pressure treated with breathing normalization 5. Snoring and mouth […]

Sleepy after eating: causes and treatment – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

Artour Rakhimov In this video, Chris Prokop interviews Dr. Artour Rakhimov who addresses the question, “What are the causes of being sleepy after eating and how to treat it?”. Why some people require a nap after large meals? Experiencing sleepiness after eating a meal can happen after half an hour, one hour or even 2 […]

Causes of a runny nose and how to treat it – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

A runny nose may relate to nasal drop or production of extra mucus in sinuses caused due to foods in diet (dairy products, milk, starches, meat and fish, etc.), infections, a lack of good bacteria in sinuses and other causes. This leads to the overactive secretory system causing too much phlegm, usually of white or […]

Gain weight (alcoholism, liver cirrhosis, HIV-AIDS, hepatitis B): Interview with Dr. Artour

How to gain weight lost due to alcoholism, liver cirrhosis, HIV-AIDS, hepatitis B: Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov Breathing exercises and diet changes for people with addictions to alcohol, with results of the clinical trial for people with liver cirrhosis and hepatitis B. Gaining weight is often required for people with HIV-AIDS, cystic fibrosis, severe […]

Sinusitis cured with Buteyko breathing retraining (two testimonials)

Dr. Artour Rakhimov’s and Chris Prokop’s sinus infection cured testimonials. The video shows Chris Prokop’s and Dr. Artour Rakhimov’s testimonials. Specifically, we talk about the effects of breathing exercises on our sinus problems. I (Chris) first saw Dr. Artour’s YouTube video, How to Unblock a Blocked Nose. Then I read many of his articles on […]

Improve blood glucose control (reactive hyper-hypoglycemia) – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

Artour Rakhimov Blood glucose regulation and reactive hyperglycemia with hypoglycemia for people with cancer, diabetes, HIV-AIDS, COPD and many other diseases. This video shows Dr. Artour Rakhimov answering the question, “How to improve blood glucose control and problems with reactive hyperglycemia and reactive hypoglycemia?”. Note that diabetes and its complications are more difficult conditions and […]

Improve blood glucose control (reactive hyper-hypoglycemia) – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

Artour Rakhimov Blood glucose regulation and reactive hyperglycemia with hypoglycemia for people with cancer, diabetes, HIV-AIDS, COPD and many other diseases. This video shows Dr. Artour Rakhimov answering the question, “How to improve blood glucose control and problems with reactive hyperglycemia and reactive hypoglycemia?”. Note that diabetes and its complications are more difficult conditions and […]

How to sleep sitting? Sleeping sitting instructions – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

Artour Rakhimov Sleep positions and postures for people with COPD, diabetes, HIV-AIDS, cancer, epilepsy, asthma and many other diseases. What tools are helpful for changing sleep positions? How long does it take to get used to sleeping sitting and how does this position affect people with diseases? Chris Prokop interviews Dr. Artour Rakhimov, a teacher […]

Why Best Sleep Position is Sitting – Interview with Dr. Artour Rakhimov

by Dr. Artour Rakhimov Sleep positions and postures for diabetes, sleep sitting for lupus, HIV-AIDS, leukemia, cancer, IBD, cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, COPD, asthma and many other diseases. In this video, Chris Prokop interviews Dr. Artour Rakhimov. Today’s question is are there any benefits in sleeping sitting? The sitting position provides even better oxygen levels, according […]

How to stop supine sleep (prevent sleeping on the back) – Interview with Dr, Artour

How to prevent supine sleep? One can avoid sleeping on one’s back with the methods and techniques suggested here. In this video, Chris Prokop interviews Dr. Artour Rakhimov. The question addressed is, “how can we avoid sleeping on the back?”. One such technique for preventing sleeping on the back is attaching a tennis ball to […]

Supine Sleep Posture (on Back) and Nocturnal Hypoxemia and Mortality: Interview with Dr. Artour

Artour Rakhimov What is the impact of sleep positions and especially supine posture on health of people with diabetes, HIV-AIDS, cancer, epilepsy, coronary disease, bronchitis, COPD and many other diseases? Why have many family physicians, nurses, and general practitioners noticed that sleep negatively effects COPD patients, patients that experience coronary spasms and patients with sudden […]

Best sleep postures: Left or right side? Supine vs. prone? Interview with Dr. Artour

Artour Rakhimov Sleeping postures and positions (left or right, supine vs. prone) for people with asthma, COPD, cancer, HIV-AIDS, cardiovascular disease, epilepsy, diabetes and many more diseases. Can sleep positions affect the health of people with these various diseases? Chris Prokop, from the NormalBreathing team, interviews Dr. Artour Rakhimov about best sleeping postures and medical […]

Part 8. Mindfulness and Meditation with Buteyko Reduced Breathing Exercise, Use of Cortisol…

Artour Rakhimov Mindfulness and meditation with Buteyko reduced breathing exercise, use of cortisol and other techniques While the original Buteyko method has very little related to training of the mind or mindfulness, there were developments in this area. Breathing exercises are among first most ancient meditation techniques: http://www.normalbreathing.com/meditate-mindful.php Patrick McKeown, a Buteyko teacher from Ireland, […]

Part 7. Grounding (Earthing) vs Barefoot Walking for NormalBreathing and Buteyko courses

Artour Rakhimov Part 7. Grounding (or Earthing) vs barefoot walking technique for NormalBreathing and Buteyko breathing courses. The NormalBreathing became the first Buteyko course that introduced Grounding (Earthing) as a part of breathing retraining. Dr. Buteyko and his colleagues discovered that barefoot walking is beneficial for breathing retraining. One of the written sources that mentions […]

Part 6. Sleep and Breathing Retraining: NormalBreathing vs Buteyko course

Artour Rakhimov Part 6. Sleep and Breathing Retraining: NormalBreathing course vs original or classical Buteyko course Dr. KP Buteyko developed simple rules in relation to sleep, prevention of insomnia and higher morning CP: go to sleep when you are really sleepy and get out of the bed in the morning (do not stay in bed). […]

Part 5. Diet for breathing retraining: NormalBreathing vs. Buteyko course

Artour Rakhimov Previous known ideas related to the Buteyko breathing technique mainly provided general rules: – Eat only when you are hungry – Stop in time – Raw foods are better since they do not intensify minute ventilation (or breathing) as mush as cooked foods – Vegetarian diets have advantages but not for all people […]

Part 4. Physical exercise for breath retraining: NormalBreathing vs Buteyko courses

Artour Rakhimov Teaching sports and physical exercise for the NormalBreathing course is based on the Breathing-Exercise Charts that provide additional practical ideas related to the use of physical exercise for other CP zones, as well as new ideas related to timing and distribution of exercise with routines. In the past, for the original Buteyko method, […]

Part 3. Buteyko Breathing Exercises vs. NormalBreathing Exercises

Artour Rakhimov Historical changes in durations of Buteyko breathing sessions; from 10-15 min (1970s) to 30-40 min (in 1980s), and then to 15-20 min (in 20th century). Evolvement for the NB course: start with Frolov or DIY devices and later progressed to Buteyko breathing exercises. The original idea to combine the Buteyko method with breathing […]