Bradypnoea

Bradypnoea - ischemia breathing. May arise in connection with the oppression of the respiratory center when some severe diseases of the brain and its meninges; intoksikatziah (uraemic and hepatic coma, infectious diseases and poisonings). Bradypnoea usually combined with a compensatory increase in the amplitude of respiration.

Bradypnoea (from the Greek. bradys - slow and pnoe - breathing) - involuntary reduction in the incidence of respiratory 10-12 respiratory cycles in 1 min or less. As a physiological phenomenon bradypnoea found alone in athletes, as well as after hyperventilation of the lungs, accompanied by the excretion of CO2, which is the natural irritant respiratory center. Bradypnoea is observed in case of obstacles for the passage of air in the upper respiratory tract, reduce the excitability of the respiratory center in the result of infringement of blood circulation in the brain, when meningitis, brain swelling, General heavy intoxication of the organism (uraemic and hepatic coma), and also in agony.