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What happens to your carbon dioxide in the blood during rapid breathing?

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Dr. Ester Kwok
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In brief: Decreases

If one breathes very rapidly, or hyperventilates, one will feel lightheaded, dizzy, and have tingling in the fingertips because carbon dioxide decreases.
Treatment involves increasing carbon dioxide by breathing into a paper bag or slowing the breathing down.

In brief: Decreases

If one breathes very rapidly, or hyperventilates, one will feel lightheaded, dizzy, and have tingling in the fingertips because carbon dioxide decreases.
Treatment involves increasing carbon dioxide by breathing into a paper bag or slowing the breathing down.
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