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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 ?
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
At 42 yrs old n I take min.6 hrs of sleep every night I still yawn a lot during office hours why ?
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
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 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?
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