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Accessory Breathing Muscle
What breathing disorder would cause constant bloodshot eyes, dizziness, fatigue, and accessory breathing muscle pain. 6 months + and still no relief.
Environmental proble: Sounds like you have an allergic condition. Check with an allergist or pulmonologist. Something in your environment is causing your problem. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
What are some good breathing techniques for someone with asthma? My main problem is exhaling normally or fully. I have to use my accessory muscles.
Breathing exercises: Facilitative breathing exercises that can help people with asthma and/or vocal cord dysfunction include: abdominal breathing (like they taught in choir for singing), pursed lip breathing (narrow lips), sniffing through the nose, and yoga with concentration on breathing. ...Read more
Why has it become so hard to exhale fully 6 months after a chest infection. I have to use my accessory breathing muscles to force the air out.
How do you fix your breathing from years of forward head posture? All of my accessory muscles are weak and have knots. I'm not breathing right.
I have a pain in my accessory muscle in my neck. Its making it a hard time to sleep and breathing?
I have constant fear and anxiety because I can't breathe well. All of my accessory breathing muscles intercoastals, upper trapezius, etc have spasmed.
What spine/posture diseases cause trouble breathing? All of my accessory breathing muscles are sore and have knots. My breathing is constricted by it.
Lungs and spine: Very few, actually. If you had scoliosis that progressed from age 2-4 until now, it is possible. That is when lungs continue to develop along with chest growth. If you had thoracic lordosis (rare), then the thickness of your chest and overall lung capacity would be diminished. Muscle spasm is most likely cause of breathing probs from pain. Luckily, reversible. ...Read more
Can anything besides asthma be causing me not to exhale fully. I can't fully exhale and my accessory breathing muscles are sore for months. Dizzy too.
Yes: You should be rechecked about that. There are some conditions that make the muscles around the rib cage not work as well, and make it harder to breathe. Also, there are many lung issues that can cause you to not breathe right, as well as heart or even issues with the stomach. Some are more likely depending on your age, etc. If your primary doc hasn't been helpful, maybe try a pulmonologist. ...Read more
I can't breathe well. There is constant mucus in my lungs. My back muscles mainly the accessory breathing mucsles are all sore. Can this be anxiety?
Accessory breathing muscles including upper trapezius, intercoastals, pecs, and rhomboid muscles have been sore for months. Causing breathing problems?
Accessory breathing muscles diaphragm, intercostal, upper trapezius all are weakened and sore. I can't breathe well for months. Causing anxiety.
Get in today: Dyspnea (shortness of breath) that is wearing you out needs immediate evaluation. This is a serious medical problem that is not in your head. There are many potential causes of dypnea that leads to accessory muscle use, but you need to find out what yours is and treat it if possible. ...Read more
Muscles: Muscles involved with breathing are: intercostal muscles, diaphragm, abdominal muscles, pharyngeal muscles, and smooth muscles which line the bronchi. ...Read more
See below...: This usually means your diaphragm and intercostal muscles are weak and are getting worse over time. Diseases like ALS will cause this. ...Read more
See details: If it involves your chest muscles, it can make it painful to breathe. ...Read more
Are there any specific breathing exercises/techniques that provide immediate or fast relief from anxiety and associated muscle tension?
I have pain on my right side while breathing deep and coughing. Maybe a pulled muscle what do you think and what can I do about the pain.
Pain on left side of chest radiating on the muscles and worse in some positions and while breathing deep too. What can it be? Since 4 days
Common causes: We always worry about the most serious causes of chest pain, even in young healthy people, but the fact is the more serious causes of chest pain are extremely rare in young healthy active people. Stress injury is common. If the pain is sharp, or you have shortness of breath, see the doctor right away. Your symptoms are most likely muscular in origin. ...Read more
Can one still have breathing difficulties in mild guillian barre syndrome, if the back muscles are involved? Will the pain in back ever go away?
You will improve: The breathing problems should be gone, but if back muscles still hurt, it will be tough to control respiration. Maybe useful to have your doctor check your lungs with a pulmonary function test, but also, might benefit from an updated emg. Typically, the pain does depart, and things improve, unless you have developed a chronic secondary immune polyneuritis, and the EMG will help distinguish. ...Read more
What are the causes of difficulty in breathing accompanied with tiresome, muscle and joint pains?
See your doctor: These are all vague symptomsee your doctor for a physical exam, blood work and possibly other testings to find the cause. ...Read more
If your breathing muscles are compromised and you are having difficulty breathing will your spo2 saturation be normal or low?
Either: Will depend on the compromise. You should watch it by using a pulse oxymeter at night if goes below 90%, get a lung doctor to evaluate you. Likely will need an overnight oxymetry or ideally a sleep study to check for hypopneas & apnea events (stop breathing while asleep) then if that's the case will need a CPAP or other machine to assist your breathing at night ...Read more
Taking Flagyl and feel like all my muscles are really relaxed breathing feels too relaxed and even chewing is hard. Side effect normal?
Not Typical: This does not sound like typical side-effects of flagyl. Normally we are concerned about metallic taste in mouth and nerve involvement. If you feel like your muscles are weak however, this would be concerning enough to stop flagyl. Discuss this with your prescribing physician so he can determine whether to stop or not and if so, what alternative would work best. ...Read more
Last year new year day I was sunddenly nervous, shortness of breathing and muscle collapse. I am a professional bodybuilder at that time I was so stres?
What's the Question?: Don't know what you are asking but there are a number of issues common to professional body builders. Of course strains and sprains are common, but many body builders take substances to enhance their muscles and this can result in problems. There are other major issues to address. I hope you see your doctor regularly and you are totally open about diet and 'supplements.'. ...Read more
Can aginia cause buring when breathing deep? Whole center lf chest hurts when I breath and my back muscles to coould I have pulled a muscle?
I just had Leftside-mid chest pain which lasted <1-2Mins, after argument. Breathing deeply made the pain increase, was this Angina? Muscle? I'm 23
No, anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety insomnia, chest pain, palpitations and parasthesia. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more