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do you have breathing problems from anxiety and panic attacks?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: U can get short of breath & choking feelings or rapid breathing during the attack, along with other symptoms of anxiety.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It's possible as many people will hyperventilate.
Answered on Oct 2, 2012
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Elevated adrenaline leading to rapid breathing, during the attack.
Answered on Oct 2, 2012

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