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A 27-year-old female asked:

Dr. suspects dysautonomia. could this help explain why i can't stop holding my breath? i usually don't even realize i'm doing it until vision fades...

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Endocrinology 52 years experience
Dysautonomia: It's OK for your doctor to suspect dysautonomia but not OK to do nothing about it!. If you have a breathing problem it would be appropriate to be referred to a Pulmonologist (lung doctor).
Last updated Mar 10, 2015

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