Work Title: Asthma-Free Naturally
Work Author(s): Patrick McKeown
Reviewer: Whitney Hallberg
In Asthma-Free Naturally (Conari Press, 978-1-57324-372-8), Patrick McKeown writes, "You will read about how I transformed myself from an acute asthmatic with a permanent ill-ness requiring daily drug intake---and hospitalization from time to time---to a virtual non-asthmatic who is totally free from asthma symptoms, attacks...and medication."
McKeown uses the Buteyko Breathing Method, and his book helps readers retrain their own breathing habits. Hyperventilation, he says, or "overbreathing" is the main contributor of asthma. To reduce overbreathing, patients must first...