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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Chest pain: Go to the topic Chest Pain.
  • Irregular or rapid heartbeat: Go to the topic Change in Heartbeat.
  • Wheezing or difficulty breathing: Go to the topic Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older.
  • A recent head injury: Go to the topic Head Injury, Age 4 and Older.

Are you unable to control your symptoms of hyperventilation?

Have you been diagnosed with hyperventilation and your symptoms frequently interfere with your daily activities?

Have you recently had one or more episodes of hyperventilation symptoms?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.

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Last Updated: September 19, 2012
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