Hyperventilation Syndrome

The hyperventilation syndrome is defined as having anxiety associated dyspnea and tachypnea, often accompanied by systemic symptoms. Often affected are young women. Generally, however, both sexes of all ages can develop a hyperventilation syndrome. Sometimes it is caused by emotionally stressful events. The hyperventilation syndrome differs from a panic disorder, although both diseases show overlaps; about half of all patients with panic disorder suffer from hyperventilation, and a quarter of…

September 3, 2018