Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Report: Arwin Santos Mother Collapse During SMB-TNT Game Due to Hyperventilation

Manila, Philippines - On the third quarter of San Miguel Beermen versus Talk N’ Text Tropang Texters game last Wednesday, March 18 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum was momentarily halted after one of the individuals from the audience watching the game requires emergency medical attention.

Upon investigation, it turned out that the spectator who required the attention from the emergency medical staffs was the mother of the Finals MVP in the All-Filipino Cup 2015 Arwind Santos. She was quickly put on a stretcher and sent to the nearest hospital.

Photo via Mrpaandar
Arceli Santos was rushed to the hospital after she collapsed during the third quarter of the game due to hyperventilation. She was right away placed on a stretched and loaded on an ambulance to bring her to a hospital according to Rappler's report.

According to Santos’ wife, Ivette Gavieres, Arceli’s nose started to bleed as she began to hyperventilate. Santos’ mother has asthmathic problems, confirmed Gavieres, who mentioned that this is the first time such an incident has occurred.

Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler
Arwind initially wanted to finish the game but ultimately decided to leave and attend to his mother.

According to Medline Plus, Hyperventilation is rapid or deep breathing that can occur with anxiety or panic. It is also called overbreathing,and it may leave you feeling breathless.

Excessive breathing creates low levels of carbon dioxide in your blood. This causes many of the symptoms of hyperventilation.

Feeling very anxious or having a panic attack are the usual reasons that you may hyperventilate. But rapid breathing can be a symptom of a disease, such as:bleeding,heart or lung disorderand infection.

Sources: Mrpaandar | Rappler 

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