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What are the symptoms of undiagnosed asthma? i have 100% oxygen levels. can anxiety trigger an attack?

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Dr. Barbara Toohill
Clinical Psychology 13 years experience
Lots of overlap: Asthma and panic symptoms often have a great deal of similarity including shortness of breath and tightness in one's chest. And for those with asthma, panic can cause an attack prompted by hyperventilation and cascading stress symptoms. Creating a journal of symptom occurence may help your doctor determine whether symptoms are due to asthma or anxiety.
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