IN THIS EPISODE:

Patrick McKeown, author of The Breathing Cure is here to discuss the importance of nasal breathing.  According to Patrick the way we breathe impacts our sleep. mental health, physical health and more.

Patrick is the creator and Master Instructor of the Oxygen Advantage® technique. He is founder and Clinical Director of Buteyko Clinic International. He works as breathing adviser to Laird Hamilton’s XPT and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. His research appears in international medical journals and is published by leading book publishers. He advocates the importance of healthy breathing for children and is regularly invited to speak at dentistry and sleep medicine events. For show notes, visit thegoodlifecoach.com/126. While there, I’d like to invite you to join our community to receive more inspiration and tips to love yourself and your life. Look forward to connecting!

*Anything dealing with your health should be discussed with your doctor or trusted healthcare provider.  This podcast is for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to be considered medical advice.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  1. How Patrick’s personal health issues led him to studying and teaching the Buteyko breathing method.
  2. How his life transformed within a week of learning the Buteyko method and how he woke up with clarity and alertness he’s never felt before.
  3. Why nasal breathing – breathing both in and and out of our nose is essential.
  4. How almost every mammal intuitively breathes through their nose.
  5. The issues that have created smaller mouths and poor breathing habits resulting in mouth breathing.
  6. How breathing impacts our sleep, mental, physical and general health.
  7. He provides an exercise to unblock a stuffy nose.
  8. How post-menopausal women have a 300 percent increase in sleep apnea.
  9. Where to access free resources on breathing for kids and adults, and much more!

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MORE ABOUT PATRICK MCKEOWN:

Patrick McKeown is an international breathing expert and author based in Galway, Ireland. He studied at Trinity College Dublin before completing clinical training in Russia. Since 2002, he has worked with thousands of clients, including elite military special forces (SWAT) Olympic coaches and athletes.

Patrick is creator and Master Instructor of the Oxygen Advantage® technique. He is founder and Clinical Director of Buteyko Clinic International. He works as breathing adviser to Laird Hamilton’s XPT and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. His research appears in international medical journals and is published by leading book publishers. He advocates the importance of healthy breathing for children and is regularly invited to speak at dentistry and sleep medicine events.

The Breathing Cure (2021), Patrick’s newest book, is a deep dive into the science of breathing. It explores functional breathing for a wide range of health conditions, and breathing exercises suitable for adults, children and teens. These unique exercises improve quality of life with better sleep, health and performance. Patrick’s 2015 book, The Oxygen Advantage is available in fourteen languages and retains high review ratings on Amazon.

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