Breathing Too Fast (Tachypnea) complications
Breathing Too Fast (Tachypnea)

Complications could include:

  • Fainting is when you lose consciousness for a short time because your brain is not getting enough oxygen. The medical term for fainting is syncope, but it is commonly known as "passing out." A fainting spell generally lasts from a few seconds to a...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Respiratory alkalosis is a condition that changes the balance of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the blood. It occurs when carbon dioxide levels drop too low. Hyperventilation is typically the underlying cause.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Spasticity occurs when muscles contract, become stiff, or spasm involuntarily. Spasticity can make it difficult to walk, move, or talk. It can be uncomfortable and painful at times.
    Source:HLCMS
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