(HealthDay News) -- Everyone yawns.
But yawning too much could signal a larger medical issue.
To help your doctor pinpoint why you yawn so much, the University of Maryland Medical Center says you should track the following factors in a log:
- When you first noticed that you were yawning, and how often you yawn.
- The time of day that you yawn a lot, including after certain activities (such as eating or exercising).
- Any locations that seem to trigger your yawning.
- What seems to increase your yawning, such as insufficient sleep, changes in activity, medications or boredom.
- Anything that helps your yawning improve.
- Any other symptoms that accompany yawning.