about breathing

Breathing has a direct and immediate impact on the body’s physiology, and it can negatively or positively impact all body systems including the brain, the heart, the lungs, digestive system, nervous system, lymphatic, and circulatory systems (Lewis, 1959).

Improper breathing can cause a wide range of symptoms including fatigue, exhaustion, weakness, anxiety, panic attacks, headaches, sleep disturbances, memory problems, impaired concentration, poor blood circulation, heart palpitations, heart irregularities, digestive issues and more.  

Medical literature supports that a depletion of carbon dioxide, through improper breathing, has the potential to cause illness. Low carbon dioxide levels in the blood may have a pathogenic role in the development of systemic diseases (Laffey JB, Kavanaugh BP. Hypocapnia. New England Journal of Medicine 2002; Vol 47). 

The Physiology of Breathing

Breathing, through the proper regulation of carbon dioxide, can affect four main important physiological functions:

  • pH (acid-base balance) blood plasma
  • Electrolyte function (like Sodium, Magnesium, Calcium)
  • Oxygenation (oxygen distribution)
  • Blood circulation

Is your breathing out of sync?

Breathing is one the most important body functions, and often underappreciated, yet it is one of the most fragile because it is tied to memories, injuries, emotions, traumas, sports and more.

Breathing patterns can get out of sync and this has the potential to affect the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual states of a person. Breathing pattern disorders can mimic many organic illnesses and can produce unexplained symptoms and deficits in the body that cannot be explained with standard medical tests.

Before Training: Irregular breathing patterns
Carbon Dioxide Depletion

After Training: Normal Breathing
Carbon Dioxide(CO2) in the proper range= 40

Don’t Make This Mistake

If you have shortness of breath or fatigue please do no neglect proper medical care. Visit your doctor to rule out any major medical problems. Because this protocol is specific for carbon dioxide (pCO2) regulation, people with end-stage COPD, diabetic ketoacidosis, advanced liver problems, advanced congestive heart failure and pulmonary hypertension do not qualify for this training program.

Benefits of Proper Breathing:

  • Improved oxygenation and blood circulation
  • Productivity under stress
  • Mental and emotional resiliency
  • Increased physical energy
  • Relaxation without drugs
  • Poised attitude under high pressure situations
  • Brightened mood and creativity
  • Improved sleeping patterns
  • Enhanced focus and memory
  • Balanced immune system
  • Improved digestion and nervous system
  • Faster physical and mental recovery
  • Increased motivation and organization skills
  • FOCUSED, ALERT, CALM, ENERGIZED…all at the same time

Respiras™ – A Personal Development Program

We serve clients who are looking for an extra edge.

  • Courageous to identify a problem and correct it
  • Motivated to create change
  • Dedicated to maintaining high standards
  • Seeking personal and professional growth
  • Value health and wellness
  • Focused on solutions and ideas
  • Show commitment to take inspired action
  • Refuse to just get by in life

Our clients understands personal investment and development.

Is this training for you?

It takes 21 days to change a habit. Your commitment to cause change is important for your success. The decision must come from you, and you must be willing to fight for what you want. If you want easy, this is not for you. This training is about changing patterns and if you are ready for change, we will match your efforts and guide you and motivate you every step of the way.

If you want real tools and skills and want to be in control of your actions and your health care, this is the ultimate respiratory training with proven results. We offer evidence-based measurable outcomes.

Rationale and Validity of the Program

The Respiras™ method is based on occupational therapy consultative model to enhance self-care and self-management in areas that are pertinent and important to our clients. The goal is to improve function and peak performance with less effort. Respiras™ stems from a science-based approach and it is backed up by distinguished physicians.

Validity and Credibility: The information behind the Respiras™ method comes from several references worldwide and they are readily found in medical textbooks and archives of medical journals. This training is not a disease model of therapy or counseling process. Respiras™ is purely performance enhancing training system for everyday functional performance relevant to you.

“Everybody is a high performance individual, no matter who you are, what you do or how old you are. There is no room to look for defects in you. There are no incentives for labels and preconceived filters about what you can accomplish as an individual. Instead, we need to move forward and get practical skills and tools that can be applied and sustained on your own ability.”

Roberto de Guevara OTR RFE
Founder of Respiras™ Method

What to Consider When Everything Fails?

When in the absence of major illness, and all scan and medical test results come back negative, the last thing until now you would consider is your breathing because it is so natural. We look at the patterns of breathing through an empirical, science-based, computerized training program.  It is non invasive, and It is safe, and most importantly, it does not have negative side effects.