shallow breathing


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shal·low breath·ing

a type of breathing with abnormally low tidal volume.

shal·low breath·ing

(shal'ō brēdh'ing)
Respiration with abnormally low tidal volume.

shal·low breath·ing

(shal'ō brēdh'ing)
Respiration with abnormally low tidal volume.
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Pranayama involves using of lung spaces, which is not used up in normal shallow breathing, so increased PEFR might be a consequence of small airway openings in lungs.
Symptoms can include droopy eyes, slowed speech, loss of coordination, cold and clammy skin, shallow breathing and uncontrolled eye movement.
The current study found that when subjects awakened after their sleeplearning sessions, they unconsciously responded to bell tones that had been associated with pleasant scents by inhaling deeply, and switched to shallow breathing when they heard a tone associated with an unpleasant odor--even though no odors were present.
This is commonly typified by body temperatures above 40AC, rapid and weak pulse, rapid and shallow breathing, slurred speech, hallucinations and a complete stop in sweating (since the body has literally run out of sweat).
4:07 a.m., an officer and an ambulance responded at Oakdale Rehabilitation Center, on North Main Street, for an unresponsive person with shallow breathing.
and reported that he was experiencing shallow breathing and decreased airflow.
Signs of shock include slow, shallow breathing, bright red gums and a rapid heartbeat.
The Rapid Shallow Breathing Index, (RSBI), Maximal Inspiratory Pressure, (MIP) and PaO2/FiO2 ratio remain the most reliable triad of weaning indicators.
Unfortunately, over the years, many people develop poor breathing habits, such as deep sighs, gasps, breath-holding or rapid, shallow breathing that can all undermine wellbeing."
You may notice that shallow breathing often feels tense and constricted, while deep breathing produces relaxation.
Both CAPs-exposed groups had a significant response to the exposure, but the stress group exhibited greater breathing frequency, shorter inhalation and exhalation times, and lower expiratory flows and tidal volumes--that is, a rapid, shallow breathing pattern--compared with the nonstress group.
The gas is fatal in high dosages, especially for children who are more susceptible to severe reactions such as shallow breathing that can result in death.