overbreathing

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overbreathing

(ˌəʊvəˈbriːðɪŋ)
n
(Medicine) hyperventilation
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Respiratory alkalosis is often induced by hyperventilating ventilated patients to decrease respiratory stimulation and the drive to overbreathe the ventilator.
Children with obstructed airways and breathing dysfunction can either overbreathe (which is called hyperventilation) to compensate for the obstruction or underbreathe and have insufficent oxygen and too much CO2 (called hypoventilation).
We overbreathe to breathlessness - and sicken ourselves in many ways.
Patients who "overbreathe" on a sustained basis risk chronic CO2 deficiencies that make them even more vulnerable to future attacks.
The nature of the link is the subject of ongoing research, but evidence points to a tendency for some people with asthma to overbreathe or hyperventilate.
Things that make people overbreathe and have a knock-on effect to cause hyperventilation: Over-eating and eating too quickly.
WHEN someone has a panic attack, they hyperventilate - or overbreathe - causing greater anxiety, which can result in collapse.
During moderate exercise, in fact, you may even "overbreathe," taking in 20 to 25 liters of air (four to five liters of oxygen) for each liter of oxygen consumed by the muscles.
1) Natural breathing includes a relaxed inhalation and singers should not overbreathe. Once the breath has been taken, keep the air moving.
"People who overbreathe, taking short sharp breaths through the mouth into the chest, tend to be prone to muscular tension and anxiety," says Michael White.