What is an abnormal “yawn”? Yawning often without sleepiness is a warning sign of serious illness or not?

What is an abnormal “yawn”?  Yawning often without sleepiness is a warning sign of serious illness or not?

“yawn” The reaction in which the body opens its mouth and takes a deep breath. which may be stimulated by fatigue lethargy or fatigue increased oxygen demand of the body “yawn” It can be caused by talking about or seeing others yawn. There is a concept that humans yawn at each other. (contagious yawn) It may be a kind of human social communication for yawn The most unusual is that there is “yawn” More than once in a minute which may be caused by lethargy or may be triggered by various diseases or conditions That may be dangerous, it is, which this time has been gathered.

yawn often What is the cause? “yawn” very unusual

lethargy tired from sleep not enough

– action sleep Insufficiency can be caused by a sleep period that is too short. Or it may be caused by poor quality sleep such as stress, anxiety, or sleep apnea This causes the body to not get enough oxygen while sleeping. May cause other serious diseases in the future. Inadequate sleep can have other effects. to the body such as lack of concentration, slow response to things, feeling restless, lethargic, not wanting to do anything or tired body aches If you suspect you have this condition, consult a healthcare professional for a sleep test.

drug side effects such as sleeping pills Anxiety relief pills antidepressant some painkillers

“yawn” Abnormally large can also be caused by other physical diseases such as

bleeding in or around the heart; or heart disease This causes the heart muscle to receive insufficient oxygen. often have chest pain Pain radiating to the arm or neck, shortness of breath, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness.

cancer or a lump in the brain compression causes the brain tissue to receive insufficient oxygen, so it needs “yawn” to add oxygen to the body Patients may also have other accompanying symptoms, such as headaches, behavior changes. numbness or weakness in one side of the body vision problems memory problems, etc.

cerebrovascular disease This causes the brain tissue to receive insufficient oxygen as well. There will be symptoms of numbness, weakness, face distorted, slurred speech, staggered gait, abnormal vision. or dizzy with

epilepsy Nerve conduction abnormalities in many parts or all of brain unable to control himself Sometimes this abnormal impulse occurs in the part of the brain that controls yawning. therefore causing abnormal yawning together

multiple sclerosis (multiple sclerosis) the nerves in different parts of the body damaged inability to control certain parts of the body Or it may be caused by tiredness and inability to regulate body temperature. which is found in patients with multiple sclerosis The patients often have symptoms that are unusually tired. Numbness or needle-like sensation in the body, face, arms, legs, vision disturbances, dizziness, difficulty walking or balancing, etc.

liver failure Often found in severe cases due to exhaustion. have trouble sleeping Patients may also have other accompanying symptoms such as loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, feeling very sleepy during the day. swelling of the body or arms, legs

The body is unable to regulate temperature. Scientists have found that yawning is one method the body uses to regulate its temperature. If the body is unable to regulate body temperature, such as having certain congenital diseases The use of certain drugs in the elderly may cause abnormal yawning to help regulate body temperature as another way.

Self-observation and consulting a specialist can help diagnose and treat many of these physical conditions.


solution yawn often abnormal preliminary by itself

if there is yawn If something goes wrong, you can try fixing it yourself as follows:

take a deep breath will increase the oxygen in the body Can reduce yawning in people whose yawning is caused by the body’s need for oxygen. or in the case of yawning in contact with others (contagious yawn)

move the body Physical activity can stimulate the nervous system and brain. can reduce yawning in people whose yawning is caused by tiredness, boredom, or stress can

increase the coolness of the body For example, walking to a cool and ventilated area, drinking cold water, or eating a cool snack such as chilled fruit.

When to see a doctor

should see and consult a doctor when “yawn” More often than usual and with other symptoms that interfere with daily life or other abnormal physical symptoms

treatment yawn frequent

due to “yawn” Abnormalities can be caused by a number of reasons. Treatment therefore focuses on treating the root cause such as

“yawn” caused by insufficient rest or fatigue Vitamin supplements can be used to reduce fatigue. in those who lack vitamins

“yawn” Disorders caused by sleep problems A sleep specialist may recommend a guideline to: sleep better, such as going to bed at the same time every night, using a breathing device while sleep exercise to reduce stress or the use of drugs in cases where necessary, etc.

“yawn” drug-induced disorders The doctor will consider reducing the dose or stopping the medication that is not needed. However, the patient should not adjust or stop the medication on their own.

“yawn” caused by other physical diseases Once diagnosed The doctor will recommend treatment for the disease, which will yawn abnormal can get better


information : Samitivej Hospital

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