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Shallow Breathing Hyperventilation Lupus
How can you stop Chronic hyperventilation syndrome (over breathing) & the air hunger (Dyspnea) that comes with it?
Treat anxiety: beathing into a bag is a short term solution ! ...Read more
I've forgotten how to breathe. Stress or recent pneumonia has caused me to develop hyperventilation syndrome/over breathing. How do I fix this?
How do you stop chronic hyperventilation syndrome? Either my mind or my lungs have become accustomed to breathing large volumes of air. I can't fix it!
Love to Life: It is an involuntary reflex. As long as we are alive and healthy our body maintain active all functions. ...Read more
Yes: If not for the "psychological" benefit, breathing into and out of a closed paper bag will allow carbon dioxide to accumulate in the arterial blood, thus enhancing blood flow to the brain. Theoretically, this could reduce the chance of a fainting spell. Would not recommend doing it for too long though. ...Read more
Is there anyway to retrain your breathing? If your lungs are used to chronic hyperventilation is there anyway to reverse this?
Not really: Hyperventilation is either a physiological response to co2 or o2 levels in your blood sensed by the chemoreceptors in your brain or from an anxiety provoking mechanism (panic attack). So either you retain co2 due to copd/emphysema or you have high levels of Adrenalin from anxiety that stimulate hyperventilation. If the hyperventilation is from the latter you may try relaxation techniques. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperventilation syndrome - how do I recover from this? Are there any specific breathing exercises or stretches i can do? I was diagnosed with asthma.
I often get shortness of breathing and right away i get sweaty palms, what can that be? Hyperventilation?
What is the cure for chronic hyperventilation syndrome? My lungs are used to breathing much larger volumes through the chest and i can't stop it.
Treat cause: We breath different amounts during different times. Just like blood pressure and heart rate, body responds to what it needs. If you breath larger volumes, generally there are less breaths per minute. Hyperventilation without this can be due to a metabolic problem that keeps your body breathing excessively. See your doctor or more specifically a pulmonary specialist if needed. ...Read more
Asthma. I'm unable to exhale fully and its causing symptoms of hyperventilation syndrome. Is there any breathing techniques i can learn to exhale?
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