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Asthma Attack While Sleeping
Anxiety vs asthma? Symtpoms, coughing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Have anxiety. On meds. Xanax (alprazolam) not working.Albuteral does.
I get morning migraines heada%e7he from lack of oxygen due to sleep apnea induce asthma attack at night. Cpap triger asthma attacks with coughing spel?
Nighttime (nocturnal) panic attacks can occur with no obvious trigger and awaken you from sleep: As with a daytime panic attack, you may experience sweating, rapid heart rate, trembling, shortness of breath, heavy breathing (hyperventilation), flushing or chills, and a sense of impending doom. These signs and symptoms are quite alarming and can mimic those of a heart attack or another serious medical condition. Although nocturnal panic attacks usually last only a few minutes, it may take a while to calm down and go back to sleep after you have one. People who have nocturnal panic attacks also tend to have panic attacks during the day. It's not known what causes panic attacks. Underlying factors may include genetics, stress and certain changes in the way parts of your brain work. In some cases, an underlying condition, such as a sleep disorder, can cause panic-like signs and symptoms. Talk with your doctor about your symptoms and whether you should have any tests for a possible underlying condition. Treatment — psychotherapy (cognitive behavioral therapy) or medications or both — can help prevent panic attacks and reduce their intensity when they do occur. ...Read more
Athsma - Having troubles with asthma during the nights get tight chest, coughing, heart racing and feel dizzy. Is this some sort of asthma attack?
Yes;see an allergist: Hi...I am not sure if you have already been diagnosed with asthma? but yes the symptoms are probably of asthma...there are many causes..allergy, cold air, pollution etc.....sounds like you need a controller medicine as well as one for quick relief...see an allergy speicalist...or at least your family Dr until you can see the specialist read more here: http://acaai.org/asthma/symptoms Good luck ...Read more
Wake up then die: Severe asthma attacks can occur any time but especially at night, typically 2-3 am. If nighttime asthma symptoms occur more than 2x a month, then a person's asthma is not controlled. Most asthma deaths that occur are in people who are not taking their daily asthma controller medications, overusing albuterol, psychiatric conditions, and more. The asthma symptoms will wake you up...Don't ignore! ...Read more
4monthcough keeps getting worse. Pain, shortness of breath On ventolin flovent zyrtec and singulair (montelukast) not helping lungs burn when breathing no smoking?
Bronchoconstriction (asthma/copd) affects breathing out during expiration, but not breathing in during inspiration, how come?
Dynamic collapse: This is a fancy term of when airway pressure is more on the outside of your airways and collapses as you exhale. This pressure difference happens at different stages of exhalation in copd. With asthma there is narrowing of your airways from inflammation so this constricts the diameter and makes this worse. All due to airway pressure and "equal pressure point". Hope this helps! ...Read more
Should i avoid prednisone for asthma when allergies cause coughing fits, wheezing, mucus wakes me up choking? Asthma not responding well to inhalers.
Heart palpitations every day, but worse at night. Shortness of breath, dizziness, coughing, loss of balance and panic attacks, but normal heart rate?
Sleep O2 deprivation: The symptoms vary from mild sleepiness to difficulty concentrating and adhd, anxiety, panic, depression, severe sleepiness, irritability, and mild cognitive deficits to complete disorientation and full delirium that can take days to clear. If it is very severe, a person could die in their sleep. ...Read more
Is Chest expnasion of 5cm (currently 3cm while inhalation) while inhalation possible by deep breathing exercises using lung exerciser in 1-2 months?
Chest expansion: Hello ~ your question as written is difficult to understand but if I do, you are asking if your lungs vital capacity will improve with deep breathing and lung exerciser. Yes it will but to a max predetermined by your body size When the chest gets bigger for body builders that is muscle on the outside and not much increase in lung volumes. If that does not answer resubmit question thx ...Read more
I am experiencing wheezing (worsened by: lying flat, exposure to secondhand smoke, smoking, worse at night) , difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat) (quality: noisy) (time frame: gradual onset) (severity: moderate) and cough (worsened by: lying
Wheezing: Your symptoms are strongly suggestive of bronchial asthma or asthmatic bronchitis and are severe enough to warrant an examination and possibly a chest X-Ray as well as medications like inhalers, corticosteroids and maybe a course of antibiotics.Don't let your symptoms go too long without treatment as a very prolonged period of illness would be likely. ...Read more