Hyperventilation

Hyperventilation occurs when the rate and quantity of alveolar ventilation of carbon dioxide exceeds body`s production of carbon dioxide. Hyperventilation can be voluntary or involuntary. When alveolar ventilation is excessive, more carbon dioxide will be removed from the blood stream than the body can produce. This causes the concentration of ca....
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hyperventilation

(hi″pәr-ven″tĭ-la´shәn) abnormally fast and deep breathing; it can be the result of either an emotional state or a physiological condition. Emotional causes include acute anxiety and emotional tension; unrecognized hyperventilation is a common cause of the symptoms associated with chronic anxiety ...
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hyperventilation

(hi;per-ven;tu1-la;shun) A high rate and depth of breathing that results in a decrease in the blood carbon dioxide concentration to below normal.
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hyperventilation

noun 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
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Hyperventilation

A condition that results from rapid, deep breathing that is commonly associated with anxiety or emotion, which causes a decreae in blood levels of carbon dioxide and an increase in blood levels of oxygen. Symptoms include tingly or numb limbs and lips, dizziness, increased blood pressure and blackouts. Women that overexert themselves during labo......
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hyperventilation

A state in which there is an increased amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli (increased alveolar ventilation), resulting in reduction of carbon dioxide tension and eventually leading to alkalosis. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hyperventilation

a state in which there is an increased amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli (increased alveolar ventilation), resulting in reduction of carbon dioxide tension and eventually leading to alkalosis.
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Hyperventilation

Abnormal rapid and shallow breathing to the extent that the blood carbon dioxide level is lowered, which may lead to tingling in fingers and dizziness.
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Hyperventilation

Abnormally fast or deep breathing.
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Hyperventilation

abnormally rapid breathing
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Hyperventilation

An excessive increase in the rate of breathing, which causes a decrease in the amount of carbon dioxide in the blood, resulting in giddiness, cramps, convulsions, lowered blood pressure, and anxiety.
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Hyperventilation

Breathing too fast, leading to dizziness and tingling. Can occur during labor.
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Hyperventilation

Breathing too fast, leading to dizziness and tingling. Can occur during labor.
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hyperventilation

Fast breathing. Also called hyperpnea.
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hyperventilation

hyperventilation (high' pur ven' t'l AY shuhn) 1. Extremely rapid or deep breathing that over oxygenates the blood, causing dizziness, fainting, etc. 2. An excessive rate and depth of respiration leading to an abnormal loss of carbon dioxide from the blood.
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Hyperventilation

Hyperventilation: Overbreathing. This can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, shortness of breath, a sense of unsteadiness, muscle spasms in the hands and feet, and tingling around the mouth and fingertips. All of these symptoms are the result of abnormally low levels of carbon dioxide in the blood caused by overbreathing. Hyperventilation ...
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Hyperventilation

Rapid breathing usually caused by anxiety. People feel like they can’t get enough air, so they breathe heavily and rapidly, which can lead to numb or tingly arms and legs, or fainting.
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hyperventilation

sustained abnormal increase in breathing. During hyperventilation the rate of removal of carbon dioxide from the blood is increased. As the partial ... [3 related articles]
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hyperventilation

Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′pĕr-ven′ti-lā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Increased alveolar ventilation relative to metabolic carbon dioxide production, so that alveolar carbon dioxide pressure decreases to below normal. Synonyms: overventilation
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hyperventilation

[n] - an increased depth and rate of breathing greater than demanded by the body needs
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