A 61-year-old female asked:
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when i do too much talking excitedly or enthusiastically, i tend to feel light headed and weak. drained, why?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Your question: Raises the possibility of cardiopulmonary dysfunction.See your doctor or cardiologist to sort this out.
Answered on Jan 26, 2014
Dr. David Kam
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Hyperventilation: Excessive loud talking cause you to exhale too much carbon dioxide from your lungs which can lead to lightheadedness. Lack of inhalation of oxygen can make you feel week and drained.
Answered on Jan 26, 2014

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