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Is there a way to treat hyperventilation?
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In brief: Yes
If you are breathing too fast for no physiologic reason, such as for fever or vigorous exercise, then breathing into a paper bag would be helpful.

In brief: Yes
If you are breathing too fast for no physiologic reason, such as for fever or vigorous exercise, then breathing into a paper bag would be helpful.
Dr. Robert Schlessel
Dr. Robert Schlessel
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Biofeedback
Usually with simple recognization that one is hyperventilating and either performing biofeedback techniques to get oneself to stop hyperventilating.

In brief: Biofeedback
Usually with simple recognization that one is hyperventilating and either performing biofeedback techniques to get oneself to stop hyperventilating.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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1 comment
Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
Hyperventilating is often related to anxiety . There are many methods such as mindfulness that can hell you learn to regulate your breathing and to deal with stress. Your local mental health association or clinic may be a good referral source.
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