Over-breathing means breathing in excess of your metabolic needs.
Breathing more than 14 gentle diaphragmatic breaths a minute at rest (standing/sitting).
Mouth breathing, sighing regularly, yawning, gasping all contribute to over-breathing.
Doing this regularly leads to mild blood PH alkalosis. To counter this the body dumps bicarbonate in urine to re-balance the blood PH. But the bicarbonate often takes magnesium, sodium, calcium & potassium (and possibly others) with it. So we become deficient in these minerals just from the way we breathe! How are you breathing?