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Subject: Why do we sigh and is it related to yawning?

Date: Sat Aug 2 09:15:04 2003
Posted by Jane Astley
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: Cleveland College of Art & Design
City: Chorley State/Province: Lancashire Country: UK
Area of science: General Biology
ID: 1059833704.Gb

When I 'sigh' I inhale then exhale, which is somewhat similar to yawning, I 
was wondering what actually makes us sigh, and whether the two are related.

Re: Why do we sigh and is it related to yawning?

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