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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Hyperventilate When I Walk Fast

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Why do I hyperventilate when I walk fast?

Why do I hyperventilate when I walk fast?

Hyperventilate: There are several possibilities. If you mean by hyperventilating you are short of breath with effort of walking fast then it indicates that you may not be getting enough oxygen to your heart. This could be a pulmonary problem or a cardiac problem. You must call your doctor to report this and be examined to find the cause and then properly treated. Do not postpone== this could be serious. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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What can be the cause of the intense tingling/electricity attacks in my half body (especially ribs) when i run/walk/jump/drink alcohol/hyperventilate?

What can be the cause of the intense tingling/electricity attacks in my half body (especially ribs) when i run/walk/jump/drink alcohol/hyperventilate?

Many causes: Rib fracture, intercostal muscle strain/tear, diagphragmatic hernia, reflux, lung scar tissue, etc. There are many causes that necissitate a proper history and physical and additional testing as appropriate. Seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Hyperventilation. How fast can someone pass out if hyperventilating?

Hyperventilation. How fast can someone pass out if hyperventilating?

Varies: This varies from person to person ranging from fast to not being able to fully pass out. When one hyperventilates, the arterial carbon dioxide level drops, this causes a physiologic decrease in blood flow to the brain, and depending on the person, they may pass out due to decreased blood flow similar to a fainting episode. Don't try this alone or while standing. ...Read more

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Any way to stop anxiety fast? Very anxious right now,shaky,nervous l,probably hyperventilating a little.Not on any medicine.

Any way to stop anxiety fast? Very anxious right now,shaky,nervous l,probably hyperventilating a little.Not on any medicine.

Anxiety: Best, quickest and least problematic way to stop anxiety quick.y is to breathe in and out of a paper bag covering your nose and mouth-sandwich size bag. It icreases your carbon dioxide level. This is you body's natural anti anxiety "medication" and it has no troublesome side effects, is not addictive and you do not need a prescription. ...Read more

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Can hyperventilating from breathlessness after running fast cause you to breath in more pollution? dangerous if run for a long time? car came v close

Can hyperventilating from breathlessness after running fast cause you to breath in more pollution?  dangerous if run for a long time? car came v close

Pollution: Particulates that deposit in the lungs are uniformly distributed for the most part with local spikes(smoke etc).The larger the volume of air cycled through the lungs the larger the volume of undesired exposure,Beware ...Read more

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I ran up the stairs and was breathing fast pretendin to be hyperventilating and I had distorted vision for 30 seconds didnt feel faint is that normal?

Hyperventilating: PremM ~ yes hyperventilating blows off CO2 and the low pCO2 in the blood disturbs calcium metabolism and you can get cramps in the long muscles and parasthesiae or numbness sandf tingling in the perifery. If you continue you pass out. Treatment. Get a brown paper BAG and put it over mouth and nose and re-breath your own breath and it corrects. ...Read more

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Breathing fast and hyperventilating when sleeping seems like after taking Lorazepam Cause? PCOS HTN Provera (medroxyprogesterone) Zestoretic Ativan Sertraline

Breathing fast and hyperventilating when sleeping seems like after taking Lorazepam Cause? PCOS HTN Provera (medroxyprogesterone) Zestoretic Ativan Sertraline

Complex: Hyperventilation at night can be related to stress, congestive heart failure, drugs taken at bed time, other. So, wide range of possibilities. Lorazepam is a sedative. If taken for stress, and hyperventilation occurs with dreams then anxiety might be the relationship. A formal sleep study could provide diagnosis by seeing timing, heart pattern, and associated details. ...Read more

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Why do people hyperventilate?

Main causes: of hyperventilation are lung diseases such as pneumonia where rapid breathing compensates for low Oxygen. The second most common cause is Anxiety, which is common in younger people under stress. In the latter, a minute of breathing through a paper bag might help. ...Read more

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I am hyperventilating over my weight?

No hyperventilating.: If your weight is either excessive or too low - do something about it. For loss- eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more