What is Hyperventilation?

Hyperventilation is a increased depth and rate of breathing at a rate greater than body demand .Hyperventilation for longer period of time can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes.

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my 8 year old son, who is health otherwise has had 5 episodes in the last 2 years where he turns pale, bad stomach aches, almost passes out( drops...

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I can appreciate your anxiety in relation to this episodes and investigations so far have turned...

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Is there a connection between various "mysterious disorders" including asthma, hyperventilation and hypocapnia? Why does the medical...

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Thanks for the query.

There is a very strong connection between these conditions. The hypocapnia is caused by chronic hyperventilation...

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what is the likely bacteria causing shortness of breath, hyperventilation, blue tinge around mouth, that fails to respond to amoxycillin, augmentin...

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Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Klebsiella or legionella can cause severe type of lung infection...

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