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Shallow Breathing Hyperventilation Lupus
How hard is it to reverse chronic hyperventilation syndome? Years of over breathing from anxiety have altered my breathing pattern and i'm suffering.
Hard but achievable!: Although chronic hvs is difficult to correctly diagnose and treat, stress reduction therapy, administration of beta blockers, ssris, benzodizepines and breathing retraining have all proved effective in reducing the intensity and the frequency of episodes of hyperventilation. Acupuncture and yoga have also been shown to reduce stress and thus the frequency of hvs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Hyperventilation syndrome - how do I recover from this? Are there any specific breathing exercises or stretches i can do? I was diagnosed with asthma.
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
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
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!
10 years of panic attacks has finally caught up to me physically. My breathing pattern is so screwed up that i've developed hyperventilation syndrome.
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
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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