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What causes excessive yawning?

Check this out.: Check out this article for 4 good theories: http://science.Howstuffworks.Com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question572.Htm. ...Read more

Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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What could cause of excessive flatulence?

What could cause of excessive flatulence?

Swallowed air/ diet: The digestive system is an elaborate tube from the mouth to the anus. All people swallow air when they eat & some take in more than others. You either belch it up or create flatus. If you eat foods that your body doesn't digest completely, the germs in your gut will & they create flatus in the process. Keep a food diary & keep track of what makes you gassy & avoid them. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive thirst and headaches?

What can cause excessive thirst and headaches?

Excessive thirst: There are many reasons for excessive thirst. From an Endocrinology viewpoint a very high blood sugar could cause thirst and headaches. Do you have diabetes? One other possibility is a thyroid disorder, and there are many non-endocrine conditions that could lead to your symptoms. I would recommend an early appointment to your doctor who will take your history, do an exam, and order some lab data. ...Read more

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Can sinus problems cause excessive salivation?

Can sinus problems cause excessive salivation?

Yes: Yes it can .if you take the right treatment you will end up with a dry mouth. ...Read more

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What could. Be the cause of excessive sweating

What could. Be the cause of excessive sweating

A few possibilities: Medications, hormone imbalance, anxiety, diet (maybe), etc.,. See your doc and get evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause shortness of breath and frequent yawning?

What could cause shortness of breath and frequent yawning?

Yawn,sob: I'm not sure you can get a definitive answer from anybody at this time. Read the piece on yawning and note that some think it may tie to shortness of breath......or not. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yawn ...Read more

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What is the cause of excessive sweating?

What is the cause of excessive sweating?

MANY CAUSES: Excessive sweating can be normal in some people but there are medical causes of excessive sweating, hyperhydrosis 1 overactive thyroid gland 2obesity 3 diabetes mellitus 4 certain drugs the list is long. ...Read more

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What are the causes of excessive sweating?

What are the causes of excessive sweating?

Thyroid,,others: Primary focal hyperhydrosis, can start in childhood and continue to adulthood effects 1to3%of population.It is probebely caused by malfunction of the nervous system and may run in families genaralised hyperhydrosis, causes sweating all over the body.Has many causes like overactive thyroid, pregnancy, menopause, diabetese, alcoholism, heart failure, cancers like lymphoma and leukemia, some meds, infections. ...Read more

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What causes excessive sleepiness?

What causes excessive sleepiness?

Sleep Apnea: If you have symptoms such as insomnia snoring hypersomnia excessive daytime sleepiness obesity asian race cognitive deficits mood disorders htn etc increase the chance of sleep apnea rule out other causes, could be medical, genetic long sleeper etc. ...Read more

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What are common causes of excess gas?

What are common causes of excess gas?

Sources of gas...: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources--maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test 4 these. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of some lethargy and excessive salivation in a toddler?

What could be the cause of some lethargy and excessive salivation in a toddler?

Lethargy: In the past these symptoms could imply a serious infection called epiglotitis. This is caused by a bacteria called h. Influenza type b. For about 20 years theres been a vaccine for this called hib vaccine. I would worry now about severe tonsillitis. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive daytime sleepiness?

What can cause excessive daytime sleepiness?

Many things: Some conditions like sleep apnea and restless legs syndrome interfere with sleep at night, resulting in tiredness/sleepiness in the day. Others are sleep disorders that themselves produce sleepiness, like narcolepsy. Still others are effects of medications or drugs; some mental illnesses like depression too. See your doctor for an evaluation. Can also see a sleep medicine doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of frequent lack of energy?

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What could be the cause of frequent lack of energy?

Lack of energy: There are many possible causes for low energy including depression, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, anemia of various causes including nutritional deficiency, low testosterone levels, heart or lung diseases, sleep apnea, medication side effects, infectious diseases (hiv, hepatitis, etc), or even cancer. So please go see a doctor to help you sort things out. ...Read more

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Will infection of the pericardium cause excessive fatigue, coughing and nightsweats?

Will infection of the pericardium cause excessive fatigue, coughing and nightsweats?

Unusual : Pericarditis is usually manifest by positional sharp pain (often worse with deep inspiration) and cough. So this sounds a bit atypical. Get checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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What is causing my excessive sleepiness during migraines?

What is causing my excessive sleepiness during migraines?

Normal: Migraines have both a vascular and a neuorological component to them. First comes the vascular part that affects the blood supply then the neurological part that affects the nerves. It is not uncommon for people to be sleepy or feel cotton headed after a migraine headache. It is a normal reaction to the migraine. ...Read more

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Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Does diabetes cause excessive passing of gas and constipation?

Not necessarily: Diabetes can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but the place to start evaluating things is your diet. Do you drink plenty of water daily? Do you eat fruits and vegetables? Have you recently added a new food to your diet? And how well is your diabetes controlled? First, talk with your doctor about changes in your bowels like this, keep diabetes controlled, and consider a nutrition evaluation. ...Read more