Dr Buteyko Lecture in the Moscow State University (PDF Book)
on 9 December 1969
This lecture took place in the largest auditorium of the Moscow State
University (named after M. V. Lomonosov). This special event was organized for
the staff of the University. It was likely the classified nature of Buteyko’s
research during the 1960s (for first Soviet spaceship missions or Soviet Cosmos) and
exclusiveness of his discoveries that predetermined the organization of this
lecture (there was one more, in 1972).
Hence, it was definitely a very large and
significant event for the scientific staff of the Moscow State University, the
most famous and prestigious University of the USSR. Try to imagine: the leading
scientists, Professors, Academicians, and Directors of numerous Institutes of
the most famous Soviet University are gathered together to hear news about Space
Program discoveries that have benefited medicine.
The lectures does not describe Buteyko breathing exercises (or Buteyko
reduced or shallow breathing). However, it focuses in great detail on healthy
lifestyle factors and lifestyle risk factors, as well as situational details of
work of Dr. Buteyko and his medical colleagues with the severely sick patients,
as one can see from the content of this e-book. The book quotes the term "yoga"
more than 20 times.
In order to have better understanding of what Dr. Buteyko said during this lecture, the book includes numberous comments and explanations provided by Dr. Artour Rakhimov. These comments include clinical studies that support Dr. Buteyko's ideas.
Content of the E-Book "Dr. Buteyko lecture
in the Moscow State University on 9 December 1969" (55 pages)
The organizer of the lecture speaks:
Unbelievable results in the history
Doctor Buteyko speaks
Greetings and introduction
Our popular and medical publications about these discoveries
How new ideas appear
My first patient
How could deep breathing cause problems?
1. Frequency of breathing
2. Depth of breathing
*Why Dr. Buteyko rejected breathing frequency as being insignificant
1) Normal breathing
2) Deep breathing
3) Shallow breathing.
Unscientific nature of such terms as “correct breathing” [or right breathing]
Physiology of deep breathing
1. DEEP BREATHING DOES NOT INCREASE OXYGEN CONTENT IN THE ARTERIAL BLOOD.
2. DEEP BREATHING, ACCORDING TO THE LAWS [OF MECHANICS], REMOVES CARBON
DIOXIDE AND DIMINISHES ITS CONTENT IN THE LUNGS, BLOOD, AND IN TISSUES
а) An increase in the excitability of the nervous system. For over 60 years
b) Reduction of carbon dioxide causes a reduction in pH (concentration of
c) Change in the activity of enzymes and vitamins: some of them increase
d) Abnormalities of the metabolism, which is the foundation of life i.e.
Evolutionary aspects of early Earth’s atmosphere
Carbon dioxide’s role during prehistoric times
Changes in CO2 concentrations on Earth
CO2 in the human embryo
2. Swaddling as a way to preserve high CO2 content in growing infants
Breathing pure oxygen: health hazard
High altitude: a place with ideal oxygen content
Our cravings for CO2 and modern health superstitions
CO2 concentration as the most fundamental constant of the human body
Super endurance of yogi and their miracles are based on high CO2 content
Comparative roles and effects of CO2 and O2 in health and breathing regulation
3. DEFENSIVE REACTIONS FROM HYPOCAPNIA (OR FROM DEEP BREATHING)
a) Independent defensive reactions are spasms (*or constrictions).
b) Decrease in blood pressure or hypotension. Hypotension develops after
c) Increase in production of cholesterol regardless of the diet. Cholesterol
d) It turns out, that loss of СО2 intensifies secretion of mucous membranes and
cells’ permeability, and this causes edema, appearance of puffiness under eyes,
facial swelling, chronic rhinitis, secretion of mucus, and increased secretion
in the stomach. All mucous membranes start to generate their fluids that serve
the given function of this mucosal surface.
e) Lastly, hyperfunction of the thyroid gland (or intensification of metabolism)
can develop from deep breathing as well.
f) Sclerosis of vessels, bronchial tubes and lungs is, in general, a defensive
reaction from losses of carbon dioxide. Sclerosis is a defensive hardening
4. THE SPASM OF BRONCHIAL TUBES AND BLOOD VESSELS DIMINISHES INFLUX OF
OXYGEN TO TISSUES AND CAUSES OXYGEN DEFICIENCY [OR TISSUE HYPOXIA].
The law established long ago: the less the depth of breathing, the more oxygen
is delivered in the
organism, and vice versa, the deeper the breath, the less oxygen is delivered in
5. REDUCTION OF OXYGEN IN TISSUES OF THE BRAIN CELLS AND IN KIDNEY CELLS
TO REDUCTION OF OXYGEN IN VENOUS BLOOD.
IT TURNS OUT THAT ALL THESE INCURABLE DISEASES ARISE FROM DEEP BREATHING.
REDUCTION OF OXYGEN IN TISSUES (TISSUE HYPOXIA) INCREASES ARTERIAL PRESSURE.
This is a law of physiology.
THE REDUCTION OF OXYGEN IN TISSUES DUE TO DEEP BREATHING, WHEN IT REACHES A
CERTAIN THRESHOLD, IN A HUMORAL REFLEXIVE [INSTINCTIVE] WAY, EXCITES THE
How and why people die from chronic diseases
Propaganda of deep breathing
We can breathe less
Breathing and hypertension
The ventilation effect (reduced breathing) can alleviate dozens of negative
Hyperventilation provocation test induce the symptoms of the main disease
How we teach and train doctors in Novosibirsk
Factors that make breathing deeper
1. Propaganda or myths about deep breathing
We should stop propaganda of deep breathing
Teaching deep breathing in mother’s womb and from the young age
Not a single scientific work proved or showed benefits of deep breathing
2. Excitement in the mental, intellectual, and creative fields
Reduced eating and fasting
3. Eating less when the CP is high
4. Speaking with deep inhalations
5. Physical activity
Why and how it is beneficial
Exercise requirements for sick and healthy people
How we apply exercise for our patients
Lack of exercise in the age of automation and transportation
6. Overheating, especially of children
7. Sleep or lying in a horizontal position
Methods and techniques to prevent overbreathing during sleep
Optimum sleeping positions
8. Most medical drugs intensify breathing
Effects of caffeine and coffee, tea, chocolate, and cocoa
9. Negative emotions
Water procedures (swimming, saunas, etc.)
Massage, reflexes, and asanas
Breathing less than the norm (or effects of shallow breathing)
Breathing of yogis and yoga system
Table of health and disease
How to measure one’s breathing and body oxygenation
The control pause and its relation to health and disease
The control pause as the main measuring tool for our method
Practical problems during breathing retraining
Inability of sick people to learn the method using a written instruction
Necessity of medical supervision
Example of recovery from disease
Secrets of yogis’ super-endurance is in high CO2
Obstacles organized by officials
Frequency of breathing
Why sick people should not even think about breathing frequency
The automatic pause
Effects of smoking
Pure oxygen and its effects
Stale air in rooms
Optimum air composition
Drugs that decrease breathing
Effects of flowers and plants
How to eliminate deep breathing (individuality)
Learning from the instruction
What is common between yoga and our method?
Cleansing reactions in our patients
Symptoms of cleansing reactions
53 Questions and answers
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