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Med Student With Shortness Of Breath And Yawning Could I Test Myself For Low O2
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
Shortness of breath with excessive yawning. Feels as though I can not take a deep enough breathe to get enough oxygen. ?
Nothing: if u pay too much attention to normal reflexes this is the result. ...Read more
If someone had pulmonary hypertension and shortness of breath at rest, would you expect a fast HR and low oxygen sats? Or can they be normal ?
Why do I get daily attacks of shortness of breath when my peak flow, oxygen saturation, pulse, temperature, blood test and EKG results are all normal?
Breath: Many things can cause you to feel short of breath. One of the most common is a panic attack. Are you prone to them? Other medical conditions such as congestive heart failure with volume overload are frequently seen in elderly patients. Other heart conditions and pulmonary conditions can cause this as well. In a young healthy person such as yourself a panic attack seems more likely. See your Dr ...Read more
Is it true tht U yawn nt bc your bored tired or stress but bc your nt getting enough oxygen bc I feel that way when I'm short of breath ?
Several theories: Yawning (oscitation) most often occurs in adults immediately before and after sleep, during tedious activities and as a result of its contagious quality. Theories involve yawning to get more oxygen to remove a build up of Carbon Dioxide, Boredom, an evolution theory (because our ancestors did it), and a "brain cooling" theory. ...Read more