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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When speaking to the Hyperventilation due to acute anxiety is rare in children.
Hyperventilation will result in an acute drop in ICP, but this effect lasts less than 2 hours.
The Papworth method has five components: breathing training (including development of proper breathing patterns and elimination of hyperventilation and "mouth-breathing" habits); education; general and specific relaxation training; integration of breathing and relaxation techniques into daily living activities, including speech; and home exercises with reminders of the techniques, the researchers wrote.
But don't try to make us feel guilty because we're not fighting hyperventilation.
Although the women in the control group and the women with the genital arousal subtype of FSAD showed a potentiated physiologic response to the erotic film after hyperventilation, women who had the subjective subtype of FSAD showed a significantly smaller physiologic response after hyperventilation than before.
I was recently forced to endure an eight-hour wait for a return call, during which my husband suffered no less than six bouts of hyperventilation.
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Breathing Works For Asthma is the latest in a range of publications by the authors that relate to breathing disorders, particularly hyperventilation.
Pathologist Richard Jones said there was also no evidence of Mr Corfield being assaulted and said he could have died because of physiological problems related to a person being suddenly immersed in cold water, including hyperventilation and changes in heart rate.
Such water can be very cold, even in the summer months, and people suddenly entering cold water are susceptible to hyperventilation, which could result in the body going into seizure.
In this respect, one should note that intermittent photic stimulation and hyperventilation have been found to induce the absence of seizures in at least 21% and 83% of patients, respectively.
Of the 851 devotees, 491 sought blood pressure monitoring, 442 were treated for wounds, abrasions, bruises and dizziness while 26 experience difficulty of breathing, fainting and hyperventilation.