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Question confused about my health - June 23rd 2013, 04:04 PM

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I need advice. I am constantly yawning and can't figure out why, I am not even tired. People are always asking me are you tired and I say no I always yawn or if I really don't know the person I say yes. On top of being tired my oxygen levels are 96% last time I checked. Do they go hand in hand? Its frustrating yawning all the time and not knowing why. Is this normal? What's wrong with me? PLEASE HELP!
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Re: confused about my health - June 24th 2013, 02:20 AM

Hey,

I'm not entirely sure what this could be if you haven't been having any sleeping difficulties, but I know that excessive yawning can sometimes be seen in people with anxiety or who are stressed. It would probably be best if you went and saw a doctor about this if it continues for awhile as it might be the symptom of something more serious.


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Re: confused about my health - June 24th 2013, 11:29 AM

If I'm nervous, I yawn about every other minute. I theorize that the reason for this is that when I'm anxious about something, I take very shallow breaths. My breathing rate slows down from the normal rate, and I have less oxygen then I normally do. To counteract this, I yawn.

People ask me the same thing, haha. I'd recommend being more conscious of how you breath: Breath deeply, completely into your lungs, then release it all, then draw it all back in again.


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