why we yawn when we are sleepy or drowsy.

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Our body induce yawning to drawn in more oxygen or remove a build-up of carbon dioxide. Our brain needs oxygen to function properly and when it does not get sufficient oxygen ( a condition when we feel drowsy or sleepy), we yawn to gather a large amount of oxygen for our brain, to help it function faster and control drowsiness.

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because the breathing rate slows down whn we sleeping or feeling drowsy

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