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Can an enlarged/fatty liver put pressure on diaphragm to cause breathing trouble? What are the possible treatment options?
Yes, need cause: Yes, anything that enlarges the liver can cause pressure on the diaphragm and impact breathing although usually the liver has to be huge, or the lungs damaged, or chest wall abnormal to do so. But enlargement of the liver can be from many causes, each with different treatment approaches. Fatty liver is a serious problem and can lead to cirrhosis.Be sure the diagnosis is clear, and proper rx occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can silent GERD & IBS pressure make breathing difficulty? I have to take deep breaths or burp a lot to relieve pressure? Dr said my diaphragm causing
Changes volumes: Human lungs breathe via negative pressure - the diaphragm and if needed the accessory muscles of respiration (intercostal rib muscles, scalenes etc) deform to increase the intrathoracic volume - the lungs expand and you take a breath. Passively relaxing these muscles allow exhalation. You can also force your breath out actively but this is not normally necessary. ...Read more
Is not breathing through my diaphragm causing my lungs to change? I have been breathing through my chest for years with anxiety and i can't stop.
Unclear: You always hear that professional singers breathe "from their diaphragm", but i'm unclear what that means from a health point of view. ...Read more
What type of dr. Works on the diaphragm? Poor posture and constant anxiety seem to have restricted my breathing and i suspect I have diaphragm damage.
Abdominal muscles: It may not necessarily be your diaphragm but your abdominal muscles that are hurting. It could be during your cycling that you are tensing up and this can cause the pain. ...Read more
I feel this trapped air or pressure always on diaphragm in my neck and back sometimes chest all dr. Say nothing is wrong but i'm scared of dying is it?
Panic attack: If you have been evaluated by your dr who reassured you that you are fine medically, then you may be suffering from a panic attack. Symptoms include chest pressure, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate and fear of dying. See your physician for a referral to a mental health specialist. Sometimes asthma attacks can mimic a panic attack b/c they can be assoc. W/ extreme anxiety. ...Read more
Please advise on effective exercises that help diaphragm to increase breathing control with speaking and voice projection? Shallow breather b/c of cp.
Vocal exercises: Try reciting the alpabet while making a gargling sound on on a single breath. ...Read more
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