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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Hoarse voice and hard time breathing?

Hoarse voice and hard time breathing?

Cough, hard breathin: This could be very serious. Call your doctor to be seen today or go to walk in or ER. ...Read more

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Labored breathing, hard to get deep breath. What is wrong?

Labored breathing, hard to get deep breath. What is wrong?

Get checked for : Heart and lung condition-reactive/obstructive lung disease (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema).Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/shortness_of_breath/symptoms.Htm. ...Read more

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Chest congestion sore throat hard to breathe?

Chest congestion sore throat hard to breathe?

Congestion /sore thr: Do u havce fever also, if so u might have the flu. Try dayquil ne the day time and nyquila t bedtime. If its has been going on for more than 3 days and if u also have fever, us hould see ur doc. ...Read more

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Chest pain, hard time breathing and headaches?

Chest pain, hard time breathing and headaches?

Chest pain: chest pain with shortness of breath or difficulty catching your breath can be a cause for concern. Do you have asthma, heart history or history of pneumonia? Do you have a risk factor for heart disease like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking? Have you been in a car or plane for over 3 hours. As a female, are you on birth control pills. . If no improvement, goto the ER. ...Read more

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Choking feeling while sleeping... Unable to breathe through nose suddenly?

Choking feeling while sleeping... Unable to breathe through nose suddenly?

Suddenly?: Sudden nasal congestion can be from a viral infection. If you have been developing choking in your sleep for a while with some nasal congestion and now your nose is completely blocked you may have nasal allergies and post nasal drip. Depending on the duration of your symptoms either see your primary or an allergist. ...Read more

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How come when i laugh real hard its hard to breath almost like i cant breathe hard to catch breathe?

How come when i laugh real hard its hard to breath almost like i cant breathe hard to catch breathe?

It's a: Normal response to laughing real hard just as long as you recover normally don't worry ...Read more

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Chest tightness/ difficult breathing deeply/ palpitations. 911?

Chest tightness/ difficult breathing deeply/ palpitations. 911?

Absolutely: Call an ambulance and go to the emergency department now. Could be serious. ...Read more

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Cough low energy hard to catch breath?

Cough low energy hard to catch breath?

Get eval: With these symptoms, best to get an evaluation to assure you do not have an underlying pulmonary issue/infection. ...Read more

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Shallow breathing and difficulty exhaling?

Shallow breathing and difficulty exhaling?

Hmmm: I would recommend an er evaluation if you can't get into your doctor. You may have cardiac issues that require immediate attention. ...Read more

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Shallow breather due to minor cp. Only thing is i sound breathy, voice projection issues when nervous. Deep breathing exc hard to commit to, why?

Shallow breather due to minor cp. Only thing is i sound breathy, voice projection issues when nervous. Deep breathing exc hard to commit to, why?

With repetition,: Determination and will power, you can slow down and do deep breathing exercises. Attaining and improving self-esteem will take care of the nervous projection in your voice. Best wishes! http://healthland.Time.Com/2012/10/08/6-breathing-exercises-to-relax-in- 10-minutes-or-less/ http://psychcentral.Com/lib/how-to-raise-your-self-esteem/000737. ...Read more

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When its hard to breathe in is it astma? Or hard to breathe out?

When its hard to breathe in is it astma? Or hard to  breathe out?

Asthma: Typically it is a disease that causes air trapping that makes it difficult to breathe out. If the asthma is more severe, both breathing in and out are difficult. All the best and be seen if you are experiencing breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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My breathing seems shallow and it's harder to breathe sometimes. Real or imagined?

My breathing seems shallow and it's harder to breathe sometimes. Real or imagined?

Can be asthma, etc.: It depends on the circumstances and setting in which these attacks occur. They might be panic attacks, where part of the therapy is to breathe into a paper bag to slow brreathing down and relax. It can be an asthma attack triggered by a thing like cold air. It might be a heart attack. It would help to see your doctor to pinpoint the cause. ...Read more

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Will deep breathing help my shortness of breath it's really scary sometimes?

Will deep breathing help my shortness of breath it's really scary sometimes?

Maybe but see MD: If shortness of breath is related to anxiety, deep breathing, gentle aerobic exercise, meditation and yoga may be helpful in controlling your symptoms. However, shortness of breath can also be caused by serious problems like heart attack and rhythm problems, asthma/COPD, lung disease, blood clot, anemia and even cancer. If sx persist or are associated with exertion, chest pain, palpitation, see MD ...Read more

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Hard to breath and ribs hurt?

Hard to breath and ribs hurt?

Pleurisy?: There is one kind of cold that best fits with that description. It is called pleurisy, where the cold virus gets down into the lining of your lung, makes it raw, so that every time you take a deep breath, you get a sharp pain, and so you tend to take shallow breaths, and may feel short of breath. This has been called the "devil's grip." it is benign and will go away in a few days. ...Read more

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Throat feels swollen hard to breathe but not sick?

Airway worry: Swelling in throat and difficulty breathing requires a doctor evaluation. Get seen by a doctor. This could be serious. ...Read more

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Tactile fremitus on l/chest, only when exhaling deeply & hard. No pain, difficulty breathing or cough. Was chronic pot smoker. Should i worry?

Tactile fremitus on l/chest, only when exhaling deeply & hard. No pain, difficulty breathing or cough. Was chronic pot smoker. Should i worry?

Tactile fremitus: This is a term mostly used by old doctors like me, where did you get it? If it clears with a couple of deep breaths or a cough or two, it likely isn't a big deal. If you were examined by a dr. Who made this finding, then ask that doc what they think is going on. Simplest is go see your dr. And get checked out if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing when lying flat?

Difficulty breathing when lying flat?

Get it checked out: If you do not have a cold, or wheezing to explain it, see your doctor. A failing heart has a hard time with the increased blood coming back to the heart when you lie flat. Sometimes obesity causes a problem by applying pressure to lungs. No matter what, not breathing right when at rest is not normal. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I feel it difficult while breathing?

I feel it difficult while breathing?

Difficulty breathing: This could be simple or serious. Suggest you see your dr asap for tests. ...Read more