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Sang I Kong. Hyperventilation. What is hyperventilation?. AKA overbreathing Breathing excess of what the body needs Rapid or deep breathing is sometimes seen in very serious conditions such as Infection, bleeding, or heartattack. Cause.

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Sang i kong

Sang I Kong

Hyperventilation


What is hyperventilation

What is hyperventilation?

  • AKA overbreathing

  • Breathing excess of what the body needs

  • Rapid or deep breathing is sometimes seen in very serious conditions such as Infection, bleeding, or heartattack


Cause

Cause

  • People with asthma and mouth-breathing can get hyperventilation

  • Numerous medical conditions, such as lung diseases, asthma, pneumonia and other lung infections, cardiac diseases, bleeding, head injury, coffee abuse, and strokes can trigger this syndrome


Hyperventilation

  • Bad posture, ergonomics at work, and occupational overuse syndrome often are cause of hyperventilation.

  • Anemia may stimulate breathing rate due to deficit of RBC


Symptom

Symptom

  • Dizziness

  • irregular heart rhythms

  • heavy breathing accompanied by sensations of exhaustion

  • Tiredness

  • panic attacks

  • feelings of tightness in the chest, shakiness, and perspiration


Treatment

treatment

  • Exercise

  • Learn breathing exercises that help you relax and breathe from your diaphragm and abdomen

  • Breathe through your nose into a paper bag to increase carbon dioxide exhalation and immediately re-inhale the exhaled carbon dioxide


Work cited

Work cited

  • Http://www.euronet.nl/~jonkr/, Ron Jonk-. "Hyperventilation - Treatment." University of Maryland Medical Center | Home. Web. 31 Jan. 2011. <http://www.umm.edu/ency/article/003071trt.htm>.

  • hyperventilation Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Medical Treatment on EMedicineHealth." Hyperventilation. Web. 31 Jan. 2011. <http://www.emedicinehealth.com/hyperventilation/page7_em.htm#Medical Treatment>.

  • "Hyperventilation Syndrome - Symptoms, Causes And Treatment Of Hyperventilation Syndrome." Lifestyle Lounge - Online Lifestyle Magazine - Lifestyle Management Tips. Web. 31 Jan. 2011. <http://lifestyle.iloveindia.com/lounge/hyperventilation-syndrome-13071.html>.


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