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Updated: Feb 13

Episode 29 of the Airway First podcast is now out! You can catch it on Apple, SoundCloud, Podbean, RSS, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts.

Patrick McKeown on Airway First Podcast

My guest today is Patrick McKeown --- creator, CEO, and Director of Education and Training at Oxygen Advantage®, Director of Education and Training at Buteyko Clinic International, and President of Buteyko Professionals International. He is a leading international expert on breathing and sleep, and the author of bestselling books including The Oxygen Advantage. His focus is to empower more people every day to breathe better, feel better and achieve their potential.

Patrick was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and later studied in the Moscow clinic of the founder of the Buteyko Breathing Method; the late Professor Konstantin Buteyko. He was honored to be awarded a Diploma in the Buteyko Method by Professor Buteyko.

Patrick’s current professional affiliations include being a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (UK), a Member of the Physiological Society (UK), a Member of the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences, a Fellow of Buteyko Professionals International, and a Fellow of the International Academy of Breathing & Health.

From a very young age, Patrick suffered from asthma and relied on an array of medicines and inhalers until he discovered the Buteyko Method at the age of 26. This life-changing discovery motivated him to change his career in order to help children and adults who suffered from similar breathing problems. Following his time in Russia in 2002, Patrick has been teaching the Buteyko Method in Australia, USA, and throughout Europe.

He has penned seven books, including three best sellers, and has been invited to speak at dental and respiratory conferences throughout the world. In collaboration with the University of Limerick & Limerick University Hospital in Ireland, Patrick was the Buteyko method instructor in a clinical study investigating the Buteyko Method as a treatment for individuals who had a diagnosis of asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis.

You can find out more about Patrick at and

"Our face is a meaure of health." ~ Patrick McKeown, The Oxygen Advantage

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