Chronic hyperventilation syndrome

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What is chronic hyperventilation syndrome?

Chronic hyperventilation syndrome (CHS) is a respiratory disorder. Symptoms include shortness of breath, chest pain, and tingling in the fingertips or around the mouth. Often, people with CHS feel they cannot get enough air.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic hyperventilation syndrome

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Treatments taken by people for chronic hyperventilation syndrome

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Who has chronic hyperventilation syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 21 say chronic hyperventilation syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 5
40s 3
50s 8
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 22

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from chronic hyperventilation syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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