Hyperventilation Definition, Causes & More

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2. Understanding Hyperventilation Syndrome

Hyperventilation is not a common occurrence for many, and when it happens it tends to be a once-off. When the frequency of events increases, a patient may be diagnosed with hyperventilation syndrome. It can have many of the same causes as regular hyperventilation.

Hyperventilation syndrome can increase anxiety and stress. Stress management and breathing exercises are recommended to curb the effects of hyperventilation syndrome until the cause of the irregular breathing is diagnosed.


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