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I am constantly yawning but I am not tired.

I am constantly yawning but I am not tired.

Yawning: Besides drowsiness, yawning is associated with problems of excessive daytime sleepiness,, hearth attack, aortic dissection, brain tumor, stroke, epilepsy, or multiple sclerosis. Your doctor can discuss these with you at an office visit. ...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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Is constant yawning a symptom of Parkinson's disease?

Is constant yawning a symptom of Parkinson's disease?

No: No, though people with parkinson's often have fatigue/ daytime sleepiness issues and disrupted sleep that might cause yawning. The tendency for many with patkinson's to let their mouth droop open could conceivably be confused with yawning as well. ...Read more

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Chills, gaggy feeling, and constant yawning.first day on effexor (venlafaxine). Is this normal? Will It go away? Help!

Chills, gaggy feeling, and constant yawning.first day on effexor (venlafaxine). Is this normal? Will It go away? Help!

POSSIBLY: I would have to say that the side effects are possible. Dose is important so start at a low dose and take after food. Also the extended release capsules tend to be better tolerated than the immediate release tablets. ...Read more

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Why after everytime i eat i feel so tired i can barley stand. I often feel like i could pass out and constantly yawn. This lasts for a couple of hours?

Why after everytime i eat i feel so tired i can barley stand. I often feel like i could pass out and constantly yawn. This lasts for a couple of hours?

Stomach problem: These symptoms are frequent in person with partial removal of the stomach because rapid emptiness of the stomach that do not have the pylorus anymore and food pass to the intestine without the gastric digestion, carbohydrates also can cause these symptoms, . Also a low glucose may produces these symptoms. You may need an x-ray, upper GI study and a glucose test before and one after the meal. ...Read more

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Constant episodes of Short breath through out the day gasping for air constant yawning afterwards not asthma or anxiety?

Constant episodes of Short  breath through out the day gasping for air constant yawning afterwards not asthma or anxiety?

Evaluation: Your symptoms sound uncomfortable at best, dangerous at worst and should be fully evaluated. A chest x-ray, blood count, thyroid check, EKG, Echocardiogram, pulse oximetry, possibly pulmonary function tests - should be done. These are non-invasive, painless, and easy to do. Please see your doc! ...Read more

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Have periods of constant yawning with mild SOB for 10yrs since I was a teen. O2 sat and PFT tests normal. Not stressed and don't take medicine that has it as side effect. Suggestions for relief?

Have periods of constant yawning with mild SOB for 10yrs since I was a teen. O2 sat and PFT tests normal. Not stressed and don't take medicine that has it as side effect. Suggestions for relief?

Fatigue: There can be various different reasons for this, anxiety is a common cause, sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea & narcolepsy certain neuro & psych d/o are in the differential, sometimes being overweight & obese can be a cause. Recommend healthy low carb diet, regular exercise, at least 8 hrs of sleep w/ regular bed time & awakening. If not improved consider getting a sleep study done ...Read more

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Constant yawning when sitting or standing still, alleviated by moving around or lying down. Also facial pallor and extreme fatigue. Help?

Constant yawning when sitting or standing still, alleviated by moving around or lying down. Also facial pallor and extreme fatigue. Help?

Possible anemia: Based on what you are describing this could be caused by anemia or low hemoglobin. It could also be caused by other conditions so in your case I would recommend have a doctor take a look at you and order some tests. ...Read more