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11 possible causes of "Yawning, excessive"
  • Yawning, excessive
1. Aaah: Excessive Yawning
Yawning is a mostly involuntary process and is usually triggered by sleepiness or fatigue. It is a very natural response to being tired. Yawning is the involuntary process of opening the mouth and inhaling deeply...
  • Drowsiness
  • Yawning, excessive
2. Drowsiness
Feeling abnormally sleepy or tired during the day is commonly known as drowsiness. Drowsiness may lead to additional symptoms, such as forgetfulness or falling asleep at inappropriate times.A variety of things may caus...
  • Obesity
  • Restless sleep
  • General weakness
  • Racing thoughts
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Worried
3. Sleeplessness
Insomnia is a serious sleep disorder. It can mean the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep throughout the night, or the tendency to wake too early before having gotten enough sleep. Insomnia is often used to describ...
  • Sleepwalking
  • Fatigue
  • Tired
  • Yawning, excessive
4. Fatigue
Fatigue is a term used to to describe the general overall feeling of tiredness and/or a lack of energy. Other words that are sometimes used in place of fatigue include exhaustion, weariness, and lethargy. According t...
  • High blood pressure
  • Stops breathing
  • Abnormal breathing
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Automatism
5. Central Sleep Apnea
Central sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which you briefly stop breathing during sleep. The moments of apnea can occur repeatedly throughout the night. The interruption of your breathing happens may indicate a proble...
  • Lordosis
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Pain
  • Snoring
  • Depression
  • High blood pressure
6. Obesity
Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. This condition is putting people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
  • Heart murmurs
  • Low blood pressure
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Moist skin
  • Epigastric pain
  • General weakness
7. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
  • Moist skin
  • Stopped breathing
  • Hallucinations
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Stops breathing
  • Dilated pupils
8. Epilepsy Overview
The types of epilepsy include Juvenile Myoclonic, Benign Rolandic, Reflex, West Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Landau-Kleffner and Rasmussen's Encephalitis Epilepsy.
  • Early satiety
  • Numbness of limbs
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Irregular eye movements
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Involuntary movements
9. Multiple Sclerosis Overview
Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects an estimated 300,000 to 400,000 individuals in the United States and over two million worldwide. Although it is considered a relatively rare disease, MS is of particular interest recentl...
  • Blindness
  • Dementia
  • Clubfoot
  • Speech articulation problems
  • Yawning, excessive
  • Crossed eyes
10. Stroke Overview
A stroke is a medical emergency where part of the brain is deprived of oxygen. There are four major kinds of stroke: cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, subarachnoid hemorrhage & intracerebral hemorrhage.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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