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A 23-year-old female asked:

can chronic anxiety cause constant and daily feeling on not filling lungs up enough with air? extremely stressed but these sx happen daily 4 weeks.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes, but...: A person with chronic anxiety tends to see the doctor often. That means a person must purchase good insurance, such as PPO insurance (instead of HMO) because PPO and private insurance affords the doctor the time and the means to see the patient more often. The patient must be very wise and not go to the doctor for too many "false alarms", for that will hamper a doctor from noticing true illnesses.

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Last updated May 8, 2016

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