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what causes yawning a lot

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Dr. Thomas Bozzuto
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
May have OSA: In addition to copd, you should talk to your doctor about being tested for obstructive sleep apnea. This can cause prolonged episodes of not breathing ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Yawning: Yawning normally indicates sleepiness. It may occur when you are tired or otherwise do not have enough sleep. Waking up many times at night may cau ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Lack of oxygen: Either your just starting out and poorly conditioned, or if its a new set of symptoms and you noticed a decreased exercise tolerance, then a full work ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
30 years experience Phlebology
Costochondritis: As a thoracic surgeon, I can tell you that costochondritis can be very painful. It is important to exclude other cause of pain in the chest. The thing ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yawning: This article presents four different theories about why we yawn: http://science.Howstuffworks.Com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question572.Htm.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is actually : Common.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing: Nothing.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Suggestability: We often pick up on triggers that affect our behavior . Thats why adds show people happy doing what the advertizers want us to do , like eat at mcdona ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
18 years experience Medical Oncology
Not by itself: Without any other symptoms, yawning a lot is probably a sign that you are tired. Make sure that you are sleeping well and waking up well rested. Other ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Yes: It means you are probably not getting enough sleep. Sleep deprivation can cause damage to your body in the short term. Over time, it can lead to chro ... Read More
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