Tag: CO2

  • Nirvana from the Buteyko Method

    Buteyko breathing has made a world of difference in my mood. Do you personally use the Frolov or Breathslim device, and which would you recommend? Dave Foster, April 9, 2016 I recommend either one. They are both good. What you want to do is, put the device into a jug, and cover with a cloth,…

  • Breaking the Stress Cycle

    Hey Dave, I know you favor cyproheptadine a lot but after thinking about your recent unpleasant experience, I wanted to send some information your way. I’ve been learning as much as I can about serotonin and signalling in the body, and it is some pretty deep stuff. Serotonin modulation is able to detect CO2 in…

  • Depression, Cortisol and Male Pattern Baldness…The Buteyko Cure for Balding

    Depression has been associated with hair loss, and cortisol contributes to both pathologies (and heart disease) in males:“…MDD [major depressive disorder] and ND [non-depressive] individuals exhibited similar baseline and stress cortisol levels, but MDD patients had much higher cortisol levels during the recovery period than their ND counterparts.“SOURCE:¬†Depression and cortisol responses to psychological stress: a…

  • Why You Feel Helpless and What to Do About It

    Learned helplessness appears alongside depression, where intense, prolonged stress can exhaust the organism. An lack of available energy often leads to psychological exhaustion and feelings of malaise. Anxiety intuitively resembles the pain response, whereas depression or apathy exist as a complete lack of engagement in the stimuli all together, but researchers found that actually ties…