-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Tachypnea is the medical term for breathing
that is abnormally rapid and shallow.
If you have the condition, the University of Maryland Medical
Center says possible causes include:
Symptoms of rapid, shallow breathing should not be self-treated,
and are "generally considered a medical emergency," the hospital
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