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is it possible to shallow breath without hyperventilating? what affect does this have on oxygen saturation?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Shallow respiratory cycles are associated with a number of conditions. The rate of breathing may be increased, normal or decreased depending on the condition. If you are concerned, a virtual consult may be booked online.
Answered on Apr 29, 2016

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