What is a breathing pattern disorder?

Physiotherapy for breathing pattern disorders - What is a breathing pattern disorder?

Self help and resources

Should I breathe through my nose or my mouth?

It is very important that you breathe in and out through your nose to allow the air to be filtered, warmed and moistened. It is ok to breathe through your mouth when you are exercising.

How slowly should I breathe?

At rest you should only be taking between 8-12 breaths in a minute.

When you are practicing have a count of how many breathes you take in one minute.

How do I practice a ‘Good Breathing’ technique?