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How hard is it to cure hyperventilation syndrome? What is the treatment?

How hard is it to cure hyperventilation syndrome? What is the treatment?

Multiple causes: Hyperventilation can come from many different causes, including anxiety. Making sure none of the more physically dangerous causes are present, is important -- and can be done through a workup by your physician. Effective treatment (and its potential difficulty or ease) depends on the cause. Paper bag breathing isn't recommended -- but in anxiety, learning diaphragmatic breathing can help. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Davant
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Hyperventilation (Definition)

Hyperventilation is a clinical finding in which a person breathes at a faster rate than is normal. This can occur due to breathing conditions, ...Read more


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What is hyperventilation?

Breathing: Too fast! - anxiety frequent cause z- see pcp for wk up. ...Read more

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What's hyperventilation benefit?

Not sure: Hyperventilation, doesn't have much benefit, it can change you acid base status amd make you light headed and dizzy. Slow deep breaths however can increase endorphins and help you self regulate anxiety. ...Read more

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Could i explain hyperventilation?

Defined: Hyperventilation is over-breathing, which usually means that a person is taking rapid, short breaths using mainly the lungs, rather than deep slow breaths using the diaphragm. The condition is often caused by panic attacks or anxiety disorder, but it can be caused by more severe conditions. Anyone who hyperventilates for more than a couple of minutes should seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of hyperventilation?

What are symptoms of hyperventilation?

Rapid breathing: Hyperventilation is essentially when someone breathes rapidly. There can be many normal and abnormal causes to rapid breathing. It is the other symptoms that are associated with the hyperventilation that help determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Help please, what is hyperventilation?

Breathing: in excess/ or beyond the needs of the body. ...Read more

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How to know if I have hyperventilation?

Breathing fast: hyperventilation means rapid breathing. Some people do this when they are anxious. It can cause tingling in the hands and feet, and this may make someone even more anxious. If you are hyperventilating, you might consider holding a bag over your mouth and nose as you breath, so you're breathing the same air over and over again. This will help you slow your breathing, and stop the tingling. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat hyperventilation?

Is there a way to treat hyperventilation?

Yes: If you are breathing too fast for no physiologic reason, such as for fever or vigorous exercise, then breathing into a paper bag would be helpful. ...Read more

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How to know if I have hyperventilation problems?

Fast breathing +: When you breathe, you breathe in oxygen & breathe out carbon dioxide. Excessive breathing creates low levels of carbon dioxide in your blood. This causes many of the symptoms of hyperventilation. Feeling very anxious or having a panic attack are the usual reasons for hyperventiilating. However, rapid breathing may be a symptom of a disease, such as:Bleeding, Heart/ lung disorder, or infection. ...Read more

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How do you reverse chronic hyperventilation syndrome?

How do you reverse chronic hyperventilation syndrome?

Stop hyperventilatin: It isn't oxygen level that determines our breathing its the ph or acid/base balance of our blood. When we take over our body's unconscious control of breathing we tend to over breath raising the blood ph which causes a series of physical effects. Once aware of this we can recognize these times and let go of our conscious control, allow the body its own respiratory rate, and the symptoms will stop. ...Read more

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