Frequently Asked Questions
The Asthma Coach program is a six to eight hour breathing program presented over three to four weeks depending on where you attend. Asthma Coach workshops consist of teaching the Buteyko breathing method, five 45 minute supervised breathing exercise sessions and discussion. As part of the Asthma Coach program, attendees receive an extensive training manual and twelve months support by Email or telephone to ensure they become proficient in application of therapy. All persons attending are provided with the skilled needed to treat their own asthma naturally.
To experience benefits, it is vitally important that breathing exercises are practiced twice per day for a minimum of four weeks and to adhere to small lifestyle changes which are conducive to promoting good health. This will result in a substantial alleviation of asthma symptoms and improved fitness level. Lifestyle changes and breathing exercises cause minimum disruption to normal day to day activities. Resultant improvement provides the necessary motivation for continuance.
Asthma in the United States, and around the world, is on the rise. Nearly twenty million Americans alone suffer from asthma. The Buteyko breathing technique can help significantly reduce the number of asthmatics while providing safe and effective asthma care and asthma support.
Students of BBT are helped to change from mouth to nasal breathing as a permanent activity. Students are helped reverse their hidden hyperventilation to bring their level of breathing to normal. Students are taught how to monitor their breathing level and asthma and also to determine in advance the onset of symptoms. Students are taught about all factors relevant to their asthma including simple life changes which are conducive to good health.
The Asthma Coach program is a very effective therapy for all asthmatics. Positive results require commitment to doing exercises for the first number of weeks. Buteyko Breathing Technique as offered by Asthma Coach has been scientifically evaluated in Russia, Australia, Canada and, Egypt to be effective for all asthmatics resulting in a 90% decrease in reliever medication and 49% decrease in steroids. To date the vast majority of patients who have practiced exercises have reported considerable progress and reduction of medication from learning & successfully integrating thechniques of the Asthma Coach Program. It is Asthma Coach’s policy to work with each student until they can correctly apply this therapy to themselves.
Asthma Coach’s guarantee is that if, one month after attending our clinic, you do not experience a substantial improvement in your condition, you may attend a follow-up workshop at no extra charge. If, after attending this follow-up workshop and practicing the breathing exercises for one month, you have not experienced a substantial improvement in your condition, you will receive a full refund on the cost of the program.
Significant reduction of asthma attacks and ability to control asthma symptoms is permanent. Once a student has reached a control pause of forty seconds for six months, their symptoms will not return. Occasionally, mild symptoms will return but this is reversed very quickly by focusing on breathing.
The Buteyko Breathing Technique as taught according to the correct and original Russian model are to be performed within comfortable limits. Breathing exercises are simple and easily understood. Special exercises are even taught to and understood by young children.
Inform your doctor of what you are doing so that they will be able to monitor your progress. Some doctors may be unaware of Asthma Coach program and the Buteyko Breathing Technique, therefore I will be pleased to discuss, explain or send appropriate literature upon request. Asthma Coach Program results will achieve greater awareness through my ongoing correspondence with primary care physicians and respiratory therapists. It is hoped that as more doctors become aware of research and trial data they will join the growing numbers of doctors & therapists who endorse and recommend this drug-free method.
The Asthma Coach Program provides correct training procedure for people with asthma which will result in greater fitness levels and minimum risk to condition. Hundreds of amateur and professional athletes have successfully employed this method.
No. The Asthma Coach Program teaches people how to take control of their asthma naturally. As part of dietary requirements, studies concluding a deficiency in certain minerals and vitamins among asthmatics are discussed. Patients must continue to take their preventative medication as prescribed and take reliever medication when necessary.
The Asthma Coach Program is completely safe when practiced correctly and students continue to take their preventer medication until advised by their Doctor to change. It is our policy to work with each student until they have a very good understanding and are able to apply method correctly.
This depends on age and severity of condition of patient. The greater the amount of practice and willingness of students, the quicker breathing is reconditioned to normal levels. Most students experience improvements within the first few days of the workshop – eg. reduced symptoms, improved sleep, reduced mucus, improved digestion, better energy levels – and usually reduction of the need for relief medication. More profound systemic improvements occur over time.
Asthma Coach Students must remain on their prescribed medication. After a number of weeks application of program and upon substantial improvement in symptoms, patients see their doctor to have a medical assessment and review of medication. Each patient to Asthma Care sign a contract stating that they will not change or alter their medication without prior consultation and recommendation by a medical doctor. Asthma Care is available to all persons over five years as exercises and guidelines are easy to follow and apply. All patients under eighteen years must be accompanied free of charge by a parent or guardian.
The cost of the program is $160. This includes attendance to workshops, extensive training manual and twelve month follow up support by Email or telephone. In the event that more than one child is attending from the same family, the cost for the first child is $160 and remaining children at the reduced rate of $100.
The Asthma Care program is available worldwide via Zoom or Skype.
- Five by 45 minute consultations with Brandon Hunt via Zoom or Skype.
- Immediate download of instruction manual
- Cost of entire program: $200
Due to the pandemic, we are currently not teaching our various live locations in and around the Dallas-Fort Worth area. For further information regarding clinics, please Email email@example.com or call: 817-968-8740.