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Hyperventilation (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If a person is experiencing signs and symptoms of hyperventilation syndrome, he our she should seek urgent medical attention to test for serious causes of overbreathing.

The person should get urgent medical attention if he or she is experiencing signs and symptoms of hyperventilation syndrome because more serious causes of overbreathing might be present.

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