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Hyperventilation Syndrome

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Definition

Hyperventilation Syndrome is the state of unnecessary rapid or deep breathing, which can result in reducing carbon dioxide concentration of the blood. It is usually caused by anxiety or panic.

Keywords

Public Health Carbon Dioxide Social Policy Carbon Dioxide Concentration Deep Breathing 
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