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whats causing my 5yr old to take deep breaths

My five yr old keeps taking deep breaths like he's not getting enough air or something, he does it more while sitting still watching t.v for example, doesn't do while sleeping, worried what's causing him to keep taking deep breaths anyone please help if you know

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Asked by nalyd1 at 4:44 PM on Feb. 26, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Take him to his doctor and explain it to them. Could be lots of reason.

    Answer by Claudiomom at 4:47 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • I would take him to his pediatrician for an evaluation. That is the best thing to tell you to do right now.

    Answer by BeachMommy07 at 4:49 PM on Feb. 26, 2011

  • I would let his doctor check him out.

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 10:04 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • bad posture?

    Answer by Pnukey at 7:33 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • I come from a long line of sighers. It is just what we do. My eldest dd does it and my 2nd youngest son also does it. My mom and sister too. May just be habit.

    Answer by salexander at 11:42 AM on Mar. 2, 2011

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