U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A member asked:

I was under stress yesterday and was suddenly very week with shallow breathing. i laid down and drank a coke until lunch time. i am a 55 year old male in good health. height 5'10 155 lbs.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Weiss
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Difficult : Difficult to know what this was from what you describe. Heart, blood pressure and lung problems could cause this as well as other conditions. Some of the possibilities are quite serious. I urge you to get checked out, physical exam and electrocardiogram. Good luck.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Mar 2, 2019


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.