Rapid Shallow Breathing: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention - breathing 40 times a minute in adult

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Normal range For humans, the typical.

Because older adults do not control body temperature as well as younger adults, The normal respiration rate for an adult at rest is 12 to 20 breaths per minute.

The respiratory rate is the rate at which breathing occurs. This is usually measured in breaths per minute and is set, and controlled by birth to 6 weeks: 30–40 breaths per minute; 6 months: 25–40 breaths per minute; 3 years: breaths per minute; 10 years: 17–23 breaths per minute; Adults: breaths per minute.

A normal breathing rate for an adult at rest is 8 to 16 breaths per minute.​ For an infant, a normal rate is up to 44 breaths per minute.​ Shallow, rapid breathing has many possible medical causes, including.