overoxygenation

overoxygenation

[-ok′sijənā′shən]
Etymology: AS, ofer + Gk, oxys, sharp, genein, to produce; L, atio, process
an abnormal condition in which the oxygen concentration in the blood and other tissues of the body is greater than normal. The condition is characterized by a fall in blood pressure, decreased vital capacity, fatigue, errors in judgment, paresthesia of the hands and feet, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, and hyperemia.
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Some of this can be explained by hyperventilation induced by the exaggerated breathing pattern and its consequent overoxygenation of the brain, but I've checked, and unless you meditate your way through the terms of the zikr, using, if possible, each repetition of the Name as an occasion for the essential experience of what is being invoked, all the superheated huffa-puffa may get you a little dizzy, but you won't see a thing.