chronic hyperventilation

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

New Member

Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 6
   Posted 2/25/2007 5:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone else experience chronic hyperventilation, and if so, do you have any advice on how to treat it? I keep having the urge to take a big breath or yawn and it is getting really tough to suppress that urge. Has anyone had success in treatng this?

Veteran Member

Date Joined Nov 2006
Total Posts : 1052
   Posted 2/25/2007 8:37 PM (GMT -6)   

  Hi KNR

  Just kind of wondering if you have tryed any Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for your beathing problem, taking a big breath and yawning is the body's own way of trying to relax it's self, allowing the body more air in and helping with the hyperventilation buy breathing slower and deeper this should help with your anxiety as well.

  Cowboy up

   Forum Moderator Anixety/Panic
  Happyness is sitting around a warm campfire with no worry's or cares as day turn's to night.
  Help Healing Well grow as your donations are greatly appreciated @


Veteran Member

Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 728
   Posted 2/26/2007 1:14 PM (GMT -6)   
They say you should breathe into a paper bag - and I've tried it and it works!!

Elite Member

Date Joined Jan 2005
Total Posts : 24909
   Posted 2/26/2007 1:18 PM (GMT -6)   
I agree with Freezing about the CBT and I know the bag workds as well hope to see more of you around
Take care and welcome if I havent welcomed you already
    Contribute today to support Healing Well Forums...Donate @
 Never compromise your self nor your dignity... 
 Dream, Reach and Believe ......
          ** When You FEEL Anothers Pain You FEEL Humbled ** 
 Co Mod @ Crohns                                     
 Moderator@ Alzheimer's 
 Moderator @ Anxiety/Panic

Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 1449
   Posted 2/26/2007 4:13 PM (GMT -6)   

deep slow breathing is best

with the paper bag, you breathe in some of your carbon dioxied which calms you

hyperventilation is described on the net and is often a bad habit, associated with anxiety

recovered former longtime anxiety and panic attack sufferer and helper of other sufferers  but no training or  qualifications in medicine or psychology, any remarks that may be taken as advice must be confirmed with doctor or other health professional
emails are welcome but do mention healingwell to avoid risk of deletion as spam

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:48 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,713,255 posts in 299,174 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 153750 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Riand1988.
261 Guest(s), 6 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
NostalgicCowboy, Scaredy Cat, ChickNorris, kimbou53, UC Medic, julymorning

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2016 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer