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What Does It Mean When We Yawn A Lot
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
I feel like I yawn a lot because I don't feel like I get enough oxygen is this normal and what can I do please answer soon?
May have OSA: In addition to copd, you should talk to your doctor about being tested for obstructive sleep apnea. This can cause prolonged episodes of not breathing while you are asleep and increased snoring. The result of this is that you do not sleep well and can cause daytime drowsiness which would cause you to yawn. ...Read more
I'm not a night person and when it comes around 7pm I yawn a lot. I make weird sounds when I yawn. Why does this happen.
Yawning: I am a little confused. Are you concerned of yawning at 7 P.M. Excessively? Or are you concerned of making weird sound while yawning? I guess, quite a few people would yawn at 7 P.M. After a day of work. So, I see nothing abnormal in that. As far as making weird sound while yawning, without knowing what sounds it is and how you feel while making it, I cannot tell whether it is normal or not. ...Read more
Why do I dream every night? Friends and family say that they don't. I watch several dreams back to back. I yawn a lot during daytime. Any connection?
Sleep stages: Rem sleep provides us with the deepest and most restfull sleep. You are not there if you are dreaming. Dreaming is associated with the unconscious (fFreud) and also stress release. The increase in dreaming may be associated with stress levels awake. Try to reduce your stress via exercise and relaxation or identify sources in daily life. More sleep ...Read more
I yawn a lot. Doesn't matter if I sleep 5 hours or 10 hours a day. I still do. Not new. Even as a child I yawned a lot. Embarrassing. Reason? Cure?
You need a sleep study to evaluate the quality of your sleep.
without additional information it is difficult to draw a conclusion, but you should see a sleep specialist ...Read more
Why do I get tired the day after a massage? Drink enough water and rest after. Yawn a lot when getting a massage.
I've been on citalopram for awhile now and it's worked great for my anxiety although I've been really tired and yawn a lot is there anything I can do?
Glad it works well!: It may sound strange if you feel tired to exercise - but that actually helps a lot of folk w/ this common side effect. If you have a gym nearby, ask a trainer if they know ideas for this. Your doctor's office may have recommendations too. Yoga is also an approach to get your body's energy into better balance - pick a program you like - they'll all help. ...Read more
I'm a slim, unfit 29 y/o with a clean bill of health. In the evenings I find I can't quite get enough breath/yawn a lot. Is this just fatigue?
Is it bad when you yawn a lot? Sometimes I yawn a lot but feel fine. Not tired really. Lack of oxygen?
What causes me to get shallow breathing/shortness of breath and yawn a lot after a work out at the gym?
Lack of oxygen: Either your just starting out and poorly conditioned, or if its a new set of symptoms and you noticed a decreased exercise tolerance, then a full work up is needed. A stress echo, an oxygen consumption stress test, a pulmonary function test may be utilized. Cxr, labs, holters also may be helpful. ...Read more
I can't take a full breath. It worsens after heavy food when I belch and yawn a lot. Hb count-normal, no chest pain. A dr says its hypertension. Is it?
Can costochondritis cause trouble breathing? Feel like I can't get a deep breath yawn A lot but the feeling of I can't breathe comes and goes
Why I yawn a lot and suspire so much and I feel like my lung hurts but I don't know why I don't smoke or drink beer or tequila etc.
Not common: I would start with an x-ray because the clues you gave would want me to rule out a problem with the lungs. ...Read more
I'm having shortness of breath but only when I think about it, and I have to yawn a lot. No other symptoms but I do have a heart murmur. Related?
Symptoms of shortness of breath when you think about it, and need for yawning is unlikely to be a significant problem. I would focus upon good rest and exercise and reassess.
Heart murmurs are wide and varied, and if related to shortness of breath is usually activity related. If you do have activity related shortness of breath, then you should have this reviewed with a cardiologist. ...Read more
Could I have ms? I see floaters, vision has gotten really blurry, I feel tingling in face, yawn a lot. I was told by my dr last ur I have low vitamind
Vitamin D: As a start, get your supplies of vitamin d as I have many patients with sighns of chronic pains and fatigue who improved after vitamin d supplements. As for the vison issues, you need to check your eyes. The tingling sometimes is a sighn of mineral deficiency (calcium or magnesiu), so you need to check your blood level of magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. ...Read more
Need better sleep: Yawning, first of all, is suggestible, so it sometimes can come from thinking about it or seeing other people's yawning. More commonly, though, spontaneously, it is the result of drowsiness, fatigue. Perhaps you are not getting adequate sleep or adequately restful sleep. Here's a good article http://www. Localhealth. Com/article/yawning-excessively. ...Read more
I am yawning excessively, but they are unfinished. I only do a half of yawn which is unsatisfying and results in another a few seconds later.
Not a disease:
What you described is not a disease, just a variation on normal life.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I am yawning excessively - during the day with a mild headache on the left side of my head- I am wondering what might be wrong with me.
Recently I noticed I have been yawning excessively. I am a runner but haven't been pushing myself too hard. I also seem to be a little short of breath but it hasn't affected my running yet. What might this be?
You're tired: Yawnig is amost always a normal action. Tiredness or weariness will cause a yawn, and seeing others yawn can make you yawn. Excessive yawning can be caused by "stimulation' of the vagus nerve, so if it is truly excessive, let your dr. Know and s/he can evaluate you further. Good luck. ...Read more
My mother 50 has subconscious mind while sleeping. Means her mind keeps on running with different thoughts almost entire night. She yawns a lot in day?
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