Understanding the Yawn
(Family Features) Yawning is a natural part of everyday life, yet this simple phenomenon has some rather curious and mysterious features.
To help you learn more about yawning, Dr. Sujay Kansagra, a sleep health consultant for Mattress Firm and the director of Duke University’s Pediatric Neurology Sleep Medicine Program, offers answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.
Why do I yawn?
Do I yawn only when I’m sleepy?
Why do I yawn when I see someone else yawning?
Why am I yawning right now?
I frequently see dogs yawning. Do all animals yawn?
For more information about yawning, visit StopYawnTalking.com.
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