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Hyperventilation: Introduction

Hyperventilation: Abnormally fast and deep breathing. See detailed information below for a list of 92 causes of Hyperventilation, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hyperventilation:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hyperventilation. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Hyperventilation

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Causes of Types of Hyperventilation:

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Hyperventilation: Symptom Checker

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Hyperventilation Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hyperventilation may include:

  • Treatment of an attack of hyperventilation:
    • Try to slow down your breathing
    • Do not breathe into a paper bag
  • Treatment of any underlying condition
  • more treatments...»

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Stories from Users for Hyperventilation

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Medications or substances causing Hyperventilation:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hyperventilation as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Hyperventilation: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hyperventilation may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hyperventilation

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Hyperventilation: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hyperventilation

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Hyperventilation: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hyperventilation

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Hyperventilation: Related Rare Diseases

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Hyperventilation: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Hyperventilation listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Hyperventilation as a symptom include:

Definitions of Hyperventilation:

A state due to excess loss of carbon dioxide from the body. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Hyperventilation:

The list of organs typically affected by Hyperventilation may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Hyperventilation

The list below shows some of the causes of Hyperventilation mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hyperventilation?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hyperventilation. Of the 92 causes of Hyperventilation that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 89 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hyperventilation:

The following list of conditions have 'Hyperventilation' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hyperventilation Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hyperventilation based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hyperventilation?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hyperventilation, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Hyperventilation:

    Alkalosis, respiratory, Respiratory alkalosis
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Hyperventilation:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hyperventilation:

    Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hyperventilation:

    Rapid breathing (411 causes), Shallow breathing (163 causes), Breathing difficulty (2922 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Stroke (192 causes), Pneumothorax (61 causes), Fever (2274 causes), CNS infection, Brain trauma, Diabetic ketoacidosis (34 causes), Renal disease, Lactic acidosis (76 causes)

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