Few people know that Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko, who was born in 1923 in the Kharkov province, in the village of Ivanitsa (now the Sumy region of Ukraine), was not only an outstanding Soviet scientist, clinician and physiologist, but also a philosopher of medicine. He came to this after he developed the so-called Buteyko method.
An amazing and extremely interesting fact of medicine is that Buteyko expressed and scientifically substantiated a fundamentally new concept – shallow breathing. Most people know that in any difficult and painful situation, classical medicine says one thing – breathe deeply. Continue reading