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Angina and yawning, is this caused by lack of oxygen?

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Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

Sort of yes but: Angina is the lack of oxygen in an area of the heart and is due usually to a closure or stricture of an artery. Yawning is due to less oxygen and might very normal, happening when our respiration is slowed or just before falling asleep, is a normal happening.

Answered 1/17/2017

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