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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No one knows: No one knows.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep deprivation?: Drink some starbucks coffee and you'll be fine!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
normal: When you yawn, the opening of the mouth widely causes a compression of the tear drainage tubing next to the nose. If you have residual tears in your ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Not much: Yawning is not an essential part of living, you can live without it.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
The muscles used: when yawning are related to the ones that open your tear ducts
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 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
High carbon dioxide: Back in medical school, it was explained to me that as we get tired our respiratory rate goes down raising our carbon dioxide level. This rise causes ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Temperature: Yawning increases blood flow to the brain. The cause of yawning is a stereotypical reflex which is stimulated by increase temperature in the brain. P ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is actually : Common.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Expanding the...: Yawning is a natural and involuntary opening of the mouth and breathing in deeply. Sleepiness, fatigue and boredom are some causes, though there are o ... Read More

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