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I need to know what medically happends when someone has the wind knocked out of them. How long does is usually take for them to be able to breath correctly and does it damage the lungs or... Read More
Oct 24, '02Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 8,729; Likes: 8,412Diaphragmatic paralysis is self limiting because once you relax after passing out from hypoxia the diaphragm has to relax too, and you will automatically take a breath. However, in a fistfight the other guy may have killed you by some other means by then, so it is not a recommended ailment.
Oct 24, '02Occupation: student Joined: Oct '02; Posts: 14ooohh yeah we talked about the automatic breathing the other day in class now i can apply it to this, thanks canoe!