2 doctors weighed in:

Can you tell me how hyperventilation affect respiratory rate afterward?

2 doctors weighed in
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Feedback mechanism

There is a feedback mechanism which triggers increased respiratory rate when there is decreased C02( carbon dioxide )levels.
When you hyperventilate oxygen level goes up and C02 goes down and respiration would slow up. Why do you ask?

In brief: Feedback mechanism

There is a feedback mechanism which triggers increased respiratory rate when there is decreased C02( carbon dioxide )levels.
When you hyperventilate oxygen level goes up and C02 goes down and respiration would slow up. Why do you ask?
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Board Certified, Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
25 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available