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Doctor insights on: What Is The Word For Describing A Slow Breathing Rate

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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Is having a slow breathing rate better than having a fast one?

Is having a slow breathing rate better than having a fast one?

Depends: While running or during exertion, ones breathing rate is way high as it should be and is better than a slow one. Very slow breathing rate is not good either. Normal resting condition one should be breathing 10-12 reasonable (taking about 500 cc of air in) breaths. ...Read more

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Slow breathing, but fast heart rate, what I the cause?

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Slow breathing, but fast heart rate, what I the cause?

Many conditions: There are many conditions associated with rapid heart rate and slow or irregular breathing, such as panic attack, drug overdose, narcotic abuse, supraventricular tachycardia, acute stress reaction, thyroid storm, acute kidney failure etc. ...Read more

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Sometimes when going to sleep i wake up feeling i have resp paralysis. Slow breathing i cant feel. Then it goes normal until i fall asleep again?

Sometimes when going to sleep i wake up feeling i have resp paralysis. Slow breathing i cant feel. Then it goes normal until i fall asleep again?

?sleep disorder: Although you are a bit young for Sleep Apnea, your description raises that question. Would recommend that you consider seeing your doctor and discuss whether a sleep study might be useful. ...Read more

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I am bloated, nauseous, with slow breathing and the feeling i may pass out. My heart rate seems slower than usual;. I am on my period. Help?

I am bloated, nauseous, with slow breathing and the feeling i may pass out. My heart rate seems slower than usual;. I am on my period. Help?

heart rate?: Assuming your heart rate is >40, i would suggest symptomatic relief: trying lying down, get warm, use a heating pad on your tummy/pelvis if available - some pepto-bismal or mylanta may help. A good night's sleep may fix you up. If your hr is. ...Read more

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Is there a medical term for slow breathing?

Yes: Bradypnea means less number of breaths, generally less than 8/ min. Hypopnea (if severe apnea) if shallow breathing; rate is good but volume is a prob. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: slow breathing?

What is the definition or description of: slow breathing?

Less breathing: Bradypnea means less number of breaths, generally less than 8/ min. Hypopnea (if severe apnea) if shallow breathing; rate is good but volume is a problem. ...Read more

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Can heat cause you to have slow breathing?

NO: I dont think there is a solid relationship; but logically it makes sense for people to actually breathe harder or faster.. ...Read more

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I wake up sometimes in the middle of the night, coz of slow breathing and pain .The doctors here are not sure what it exactly is.Please help!

Sleep study?: My question to you would be have you discussed with a sleep specialist? Have you had a sleep study. Typically there are a number of reasons for this and most are not bad. Primariliy we see this as a reset point during sleep with co2 level. ...Read more