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Anxiety Or Asthma
Is asthma causing anxiety or is the anxiety causing asthma? Anxiety has been bad for 10+ years. I'm 27 now and dr. Diagnosed me with asthma. Why me...
Asthma can cause : Anxiety and anxiety can cause difficulty in breathing. You are pre-disposed to having asthma, your anxiety could trigger an asthma attack. You need to learn some relaxation techniques and practice them often. Put these to use as soon as you start feeling anxious or are having difficulty breathing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
How can I learn to exhale fully? I definitely have anxiety but asthma/allergies may have remodeled my lungs and i can exhale all air from my lungs.
Practice Yoga?: Good morning, being an allergist with ms in psychology probably prompts me to suggest you to take some yoga classes. The reason: anxiety causes a feeling of not being able to exhale, even though your lung's tests tell me that you normally exhale fully. In allergy inducing a bronchospasm, the test will show less power to exhale. Yoga will train you to enjoy a normal breath and reduce anxiety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress relief: Yes it can. It can mimic heart disease. Try and learn self relaxation techniques, like meditation or self hypnosis. Exercise regularly and avoid stimulants. Get your sleep and eat small frequent meals. Some people get anxiety reactions from certain foods and additives like msg. Your doctor might prescribe an "emergency pill" for anxiety like Propranolol or xanax (alprazolam). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having trouble getting a deep breath. Yawning a lot. Dizzy here n there. What else could this be, besides anxiety or asthma. Chest xrays came back ok.
Hyperventilation: You may be hyperventilating. this is unconsciously breathing too fast and too deep which, strangely, makes you feel like you are not getting enough air--so it keeps itself going and gives you a dry mouth and feeling of dread. the next time it happens, try holding your breath as if you were swimming under water and only "come up for air" when you absolutely must. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it possible to tell if i'm having an anxiety or asthma attack, as i know both cause shortness of breath, wheezing, etc?
See your doctor: These symptoms require an evaluation in real-time by your doctor. ...Read more
Abnormal chest wall from poor posture, constant anxiety attacks, asthma? The muscles have shortened and won't allow normal breathing. Getting worse...
Anxiety vs asthma? Symtpoms, coughing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Have anxiety. On meds. Xanax (alprazolam) not working.Albuteral does.
22 year old, chest pain, shortness of breathe and dizziness. I do have a history of severe anxiety and asthma.. Could it be a heart attack?
I have been seeing a homeopath for six months now for anxiety airborne allergies asthma and menopause symptoms still don't have any improvement?
Homeopathy: You may achieve better results in treating your allergies and asthma with allergen immunotherapy, which in concept is similar to homeopathy, by giving small increasing doses of the things you are allergic to and modifying your immune response to them. This is scientifically proven to work, consult a board certified allergist and about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can homeopathy cure chronic anxiety allergies and asthma , been seeing my homeopath for four months now , still no better?
Chronic?: Yes, homeopathy can help you cure these problems, assuming there are no obstacles to cure. With a well-taken case and accurately prescribed remedy, there should be a sense of forward progress within a few weeks -- even if not all symptoms are yet "gone." full healing may require a year or more, from your list of problems (esp the anxiety). Develop clear goals and keep track. [see comment]. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Musculoskeletal tension, poor posture, rounded shoulders, panic attacks, anxiety, asthma, & allergies has caused my chest to tighten & restrict lungs.
Too many things: You have mentioned many things, and I am sorry you are suffering with them. For your lungs to feel restricted and be tight however, asthma and allergies (exacerbated by anxiety) seem to be the only pertinent conditions to look at for an explanation. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At times, have shallow breathing w/numbness/tingling all over and mental confusion;sometimes w/chest pain..No anxiety/food allergy/asthma. Any ideas?
Could be anxiety: These symptoms could easily be explained by limited symptom panic attacks, but you need a full evaluation with your physician to rule out other possible causes. Could also be from various types of substance use (you additionally list "type a medication" in your info, but i don't know what that is.) with the "irrational rage" and memory loss, would also recommend evaluation with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Had a couple episodes of chest tightness/SOB. Told my doctor, she ordered EKG & it was fine. I have anxiety/asthma. Worrying about heart. Should I be?
Depends: If it felt like a ton of bricks sitting on your chest it would be worrisome. A single EKG is not totally diagnostic but a good start.Most Chest pain has to do with what's behind the heart, the swallow tube entering your stomach. Acid backwash can be biting/ painful and drop you with pain. It is aggravated by caffeine/nicotine or laying down after a meal. Keep a diary of events & re-check as needed ...Read more