hyperventilation

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hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion

 (hī′pər-vĕn′tl-ā′shən)
n.
Abnormally fast or deep respiration, which results in the loss of carbon dioxide from the blood, thereby causing a fall in blood pressure, tingling of the extremities, and sometimes fainting.

hyperventilation

(ˌhaɪpəˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) an increase in the depth, duration, and rate of breathing, sometimes resulting in cramp and dizziness

hy•per•ven•ti•la•tion

(ˌhaɪ pərˌvɛn tlˈeɪ ʃən)

n.
prolonged rapid or deep breathing, resulting in excessive oxygen levels in the blood often with accompanying dizziness, chest pain, and tingling of extremities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperventilation - an increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs; can cause dizziness and tingling of the fingers and toes and chest pain if continued
breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation - the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
Translations

hyperventilation

[ˌhaɪpərvɛntɪˈleɪʃən] nhyperventilation f

hyperventilation

[ˌhaɪpəˌvɛntɪˈleɪʃn] n (Med) → iperventilazione f

hy·per·ven·ti·la·tion

n. hiperventilación, respiración excesivamente rápida y profunda con expiración del aire igualmente rápida.

hyperventilation

n hiperventilación f
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Early symptoms include a high temperature, chills and shivering, a fast heartbeat and fast breathing.
Warning signs that all parents should watch for are: bluish color of the lips or skin, grunting, fast breathing, poor feeding and poor weight gain.
Mr Quarmby added: "Symptoms can include a continuous high-pitched cry, fast breathing, irritability and restlessness, scratching of faces and shaking of arms and legs.
Verma said you should seek treatment if your child has symptoms like great difficulty or fast breathing, blue or gray skin color, high fever, worsening cough or extreme tiredness, particularly during times they're normally active.
Common symptoms of babies born addicted to drugs include: | A continuous high-pitched cry; | Fast breathing (tachypnoea); |Irritability and restlessness; |Shaking (tremor) of arms and legs whether disturbed or resting; |Increased muscle tone where the limbs feel very stiff; | Feeding difficulties - poor co-ordination of sucking and swallowing, frantic sucking; |Excessive wakefulness - not settling or sleeping after a feed; | Sickness / vomiting; | Diarrhoea; | Fever; | Sweating, and |Excessive sneezing, yawning and hiccups.
All the patients presented with history of cough and/or difficult breathing, on physical examination having (i) fast breathing (respiratory rate >50/min if age 2-11 months, rate >40/min if age 12-59 months) or (ii) lower chest wall in-drawing was admitted in the ward and further evaluate for x-ray chest findings specific for pneumonia by advising chest radiograph.
Toilet/nappies | The child has not urinated for 12 hours Eating and drinking | If the baby is under one month and has no interest in feeding | The child has not drunk any fluids for more than eight hours | They produce bile-stained (green), bloody or black vomit/sick Symptoms in older children and adults Early symptoms of sepsis may include: | A high temperature (fever) or low body temperature | Chills and shivering | A fast heartbeat | Fast breathing Sometimes people who have sepsis can develop septic shock soon after.
Toilet/nappies The child has not had a wee or wet nappy for 12 hours Eating and drinking If the baby is under one month and has no interest in feeding The child has not drank any fluids for more than eight hours They produce bile-stained (green), bloody or black vomit/sick Symptoms in older children and adults Early symptoms of sepsis may include: A high temperature (fever) or low body temperature Chills and shivering A fast heartbeat Fast breathing Sometimes people who have sepsis can develop septic shock soon after.
Symptoms usually develop quickly and include a fever or high temperature (over 38degC), chills, a fast heartbeat and fast breathing.
Older children and adults may develop some of the following physical and psychological symptoms: hyperventilation (shallow, fast breathing when tense); chest pain, palpitations or feeling choked; getting tired easily; appetite problems (poor appetite or binge eating leading to obesity), ands feeling cold, shivering or shaking.
Early symptoms include an unusually high or low body temperature, a fast heartbeat, chills, shivering and fast breathing.