Treatment for hyperventilation depends on the cause. Home treatment
is usually all that is needed for mild hyperventilation symptoms. Medical
treatment may be needed for hyperventilation symptoms that are moderate to
severe, last for long periods of time, or recur. A health professional can help
you develop a strategy for controlling your symptoms or treat the cause of your
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Pleurisy, also called pleuritis, is an inflammation of the pleura, which is the moist, double-layered membrane that surrounds the lungs and lines the rib cage. The condition can make breathing extremely painful. Sometimes it is associated with another condition called pleural effusion, in which excess fluid fills the area between the membrane's layers.
The double-layered pleura protects and lubricates the surface of the lungs as they inflate and deflate within the rib cage. Normally, a thin, fluid-filled...