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A 19-year-old female asked:

Is spending the entire day sleeping or laying in bed causing the slight pain in my chest and rib area whenever i inhale?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Allergy: Pain while breathing - initially is caused by inactivity does not allow lungs to open. Which lowers immunity and more prone to inhaling allergens in fabrics and breathing air that is not moving much. Pain is a sign of inflammation. Need to do breathing exercise to help move air and expand lungs.
Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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