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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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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