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is it harmful to be getting high from hyperventilation

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Aw, c'mon: As long as you are getting high; why care about destroying your brain.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Rector
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Slow breathing: Focus on breathing slowly -- in through the nose and out through the mouth.
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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Maybe: When we get scared, hyperventilation is a normal response. Try to slow down your breathing and take deep breaths. That may help you calm down.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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Hypervent.: Good to know that all tests are normal. Not sure if u r on medications for anxiety, but it might be something u can discuss with your primary care doc ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
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The reverse.: I believe you got the information the wrong way . It is possible you can have near normal oxygen and high carbon dioxide . This happen due to hypovent ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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?: By hemorrhaged, do you mean you got a red spot in the white of your eye (a scleral hemorrhage)? This occurs spontaneously and is not harmful or predic ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
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Alkalosis, shift: Hyperventilation causes low carbondioxide levels causing resp alkalosis.Alkalosis drives the potassium from extracellular fluid to intracellular compa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Confusing: Hyperventilation comes frequently with anxiety attacks -- i don't know whether this could be causing your "passout" episodes or not. You say you can ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Miller
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Possible panic: Your are showing some symptoms of a panic attack. Other symptomos can include increased heart rate, feeling dizzy, and having a sense something very s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
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Might be: You might have an anxiety or panic attacks, or it can be a heart problem, you deffinately need to get it checked, go to your doctor.
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