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Hartselle, AL
A 27-year-old female asked:

doctors said heart and lungs are good they said muscles in chest is swollen alittle but everything is anxiety. why do i still feel like i can't breath?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Anxiety: Stress and anxiety can make one feel short of breath but in this type, the shortness of breath occurs often at rest and not during exertion. These anxious people often take deep breaths to help them relax but their breathing is usually fine when exercising. Stress management therapy is helpful for them.

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