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I yawn excessively and can't stop. Could this be due to anxiety and how can I stop?

I yawn excessively and can't stop. Could this be due to anxiety and how can I stop?

It depends?: It can be because of medication and can be because stress and lack of sleep, try to rest and if u taking medication discuss it w u physiciab. ...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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I've been excessively yawning for the past six or seven days? What could be causing this? How can I stop myself from yawning so much?

I've been excessively yawning for the past six or seven days? What could be causing this? How can I stop myself from yawning so much?

Sleepy?: Mist common causes of excessive yawning relate to sleep/wake cycles, lack of a good sleep hygiene plan, and the many other related illnesses such as obesity, sleep apnea and ither sleep disorders, and cardiovascular disease. See your doctor, a sleep study seems the best first step to see what is causing this prolonged yawning ...Read more

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How to stop yawning?

How to stop yawning?

Yawning: Some helpful and common sense tips: get better sleep - avoid alcohol at night, and if you snore or are very tired during the day, consider sleep apnea testing. Sometimes putting your tongue to the roof of your mouth can help suppress a yawn. ...Read more

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How do I stop yawning so much? I already sleep 7 hr a night.

How do I stop yawning so much? I already sleep 7 hr a night.

Not enough: I don't know how old you are, but if you're yawning a lot, and only getting 7 hours a night, you need more. There are a select few for whom 7 hours is enough, but most need at least 8 if not 10 hours a night. If you're falling asleep the moment your head hits the pillow, you are chronically sleep deprived. ...Read more

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Cause of my bad anxiety I keep on yawning and cannot stop, any tips?

Cause of my bad anxiety I keep on yawning and cannot stop, any tips?

Anxiety /yawning: Have you been checked for sleep apnea? Thyroid issue? Mitral valve prolapse? Develop a sleep routine like exercise 2-3 hours before bed, glass of milk 1 hour before bed, soothing music, no electronic devices in bedroom, seek appropriate medical attention for anxiety. See doctor /urgent care this week ...Read more

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I believe I have Tourette's. Are thes related? - Yawning sensation that leads to head shake - Head nodding that I can't stop and gets bad near people

I believe I have Tourette's. Are thes related? - Yawning sensation that leads to head shake - Head nodding that I can't stop and gets bad near people

Tourette's: Those symptoms you described could be consistent with the symptom complex that defines Tourette's. Along with the verbalizations, people with Tourette's can experience tics which can be behavioral. ...Read more

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I keep yawning constantly im taking 20mg citalopram, what can I do to make it stop.

I keep yawning constantly im taking 20mg citalopram, what can I do to make it stop.

Nasal breathing: There have been a few cases of SSRI antidepressants causing excessive yawning. Talk to your doc about lowering the dose. Here is a 'cool' article on scholarpedia Olivier Walusinsk a French doctor, about it, He writes that nasal breathing or cooling your forehead (cold compresses) may help with yawning and explains the theory. Let is know if it works!

http://www. Scholarpedia. Org/article/Yawn ...Read more

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If I follow the same sleeping schedule will I stop yawning?

If I follow the same sleeping schedule will I stop yawning?

Don't know why you: Are yawning. Try using excellent sleep hygiene ; see if it improves. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin. ...Read more

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Any reasons why my eye tear up after I yawn and how do I stop it?

Any reasons why my eye tear up after I yawn and how do I stop it?

That can naturally: Happen. When you yawn, you tend to close your eyes and squeeze your lids, and that can reflexly cause a natural tear response. It's not necessary to prevent it, unless you have continuous tearing happening naturally with or without yawning. ...Read more

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Is there a way to stop from getting teary eyes after you've yawning?

Is there a way to stop from getting teary eyes after you've yawning?

Probably not: Tearing is normal because it helps protect the eyes. There really is no way to stop the teary eyes, but it's good thing because your body is just doing its job. ...Read more

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After taking clomipramine for OCD I tent to yawn more and I get a feeling I am loosing balance. Is this common. Should I stop taking this high dose tabl?

After taking clomipramine for OCD I tent to yawn more and I get a feeling I am loosing balance. Is this common. Should I stop taking this high dose tabl?

Gregg L. Friedman MD: You should consult with the doctor who prescribe this drug for you and make the doctor aware of your symptoms. By gregg l. Friedman md, psychaitrist. ...Read more

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Whenever I yawn real big it feels like my muscles in my abdomen and my clavicle area constrict. I have to flail around for it to stop.

Whenever I yawn real big it feels like my muscles in my abdomen and my clavicle area constrict. I have to flail around for it to stop.

Check labs: You might be tensing all these areas when you yawn and it could be a habitual thing which you need some help changing. However the 'flailing around" sound unusual and it would be advisable to get your blood electrolytes checked to be sure you are not deficient in magnesium or potassium or have abnormal calcium levels. ...Read more

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Why do my neck muscles spasm when I start to yawn? It happens more on the right side and the vein/tendon spasms for a sec and I have to stop yawning.

Why do my neck muscles spasm when I start to yawn? It happens more on the right side and the vein/tendon spasms for a sec and I have to stop yawning.

Cramp: This is merely a muscle cramp similar to muscle cramps in your leg or foot brought on by certain movements. They don't have the same significance as spontaneous muscle spasms occurring in scattered areas of the body related to deficiencies of magnesium, calcium or potassium. ...Read more

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May I know why I can't yawn fully. Or why can't I get the fullll yawn? Thanks

May I know why I can't yawn fully. Or why can't I get the fullll yawn? Thanks

Evaluation: Yawning is both a physical and psychological event. Some people with anxiety have difficulty yawning. Also, people with lung disorders like asthma or COPD can have difficulty yawning. I would recommend you see your doctor and have some testing done to see if they can pinpoint a physical cause of the problem. Otherwise, psychological therapy may help. ...Read more

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I keep holding in my yawns is that. Dangerous? I didn't relise I was doingit at first

I keep holding in my yawns is that. Dangerous? I didn't relise I was doingit at first

Not to worry!: Interestingly, we still don't really know why we yawn. The obvious reason is because we're tired. There is also a theory that it helps to cool the brain when we over use it! Holding in a yawn isn't dangerous. Holding in a sneeze is hard on the system because that increases the pressure in the chest. ...Read more

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When I get tried I yawn but I don't really like yawning, if I don't yawn will anything happen?

When I get tried I yawn but I don't really like yawning, if I don't yawn will anything happen?

No: Yawning is a normal physiologic response to help you get oxygen into your lungs. It is often invuluntary. Google the medical word: pandiculation. ...Read more

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For the past few days, I haven't been yawning properly - and occasionally I can't yawn at all. Why is this happening to me? I need help, please!

For the past few days, I haven't been yawning properly - and occasionally I can't yawn at all. Why is this happening to me? I need help, please!

TMJ: If you are having a physical problem opening your mouth while you're hunting you may want to see your dentist to be evaluated for a problem with your TMJ ...Read more

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Lately when I yawn the back of my throats hurts. It doesn't hurt at any other time.

Lately when I yawn the back of my throats hurts. It doesn't hurt at any other time.

Hard yawing: You must be yawning very hard. The obvious answer is to stop yawning. One of the most common causes for yawning is not getting enough sleep. Most people need 7-8 hours of restful sleep. Sleep deprivation makes you more likely to become ill and more likely to die sooner. ...Read more