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Can bulimia cause difficulty in breathing?

Can bulimia cause difficulty in breathing?

It's possible: Bulimia can lead to abnormalities in electrolytes and in the acid/base balance of the body. Some of these abnormalities can, in turn, lead to shortness of breath or other cardiac or respiratory symptoms. I recommend that the person having these symptoms see a professional as soon as possible for evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more

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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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Can a muscle spasm cause difficulty in breathing?

Can a muscle spasm cause difficulty in breathing?

Yes: People with muscle spasm of the thoracic spine can have pain with deep inspiration, and difficulty breathing. It's also possible to have spasm of the intercostal muscles that are necessary for inspiration, and that can also be painful. ...Read more

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What are the causes of slow or rather difficulty in breathing after excercises?

What are the causes of slow or rather difficulty in breathing after excercises?

Lung or heart: This could be due to lung or heart disease. At your age of 25, something like asthma is most likely. It would be best for you to see a doctor and have an exam and possibly pulmonary function testing to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What are the causes of difficulty in breathing accompanied with tiresome , muscle and joint pains?

What are the causes of difficulty in breathing accompanied with tiresome , muscle and joint pains?

See your doctor: These are all vague symptomsee your doctor for a physical exam, blood work and possibly other testings to find the cause. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of difficulty in breathing from the nose?

What might be the cause of difficulty in breathing from the nose?

Many possibilities: Some common causes of mouth breathing are: allergies, enlarged tonsils and adenoids, blockage of the sinuses or nose from polyps, a deviated septum, congestion from an infection and sleep apnea. There are certainly other possibilities that can only be determined by a proper examination. ...Read more

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Will difficulty in breathing cause hypertension or hypotension?

Will difficulty in breathing cause hypertension or hypotension?

None: Difficulty in breathing by itself will neither cause Hypertension or Hypotension There are different causes of difficulty in breathing and a person's blood pressure during those episodes may be high or low.But by itself difficulty in breathing does not cause Hyper or Hypotension ...Read more

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When ı binging my heartbeats increasing and ı feel difficulty in breathing .Is it can cause health problem ?

When ı binging  my heartbeats increasing and ı feel difficulty  in breathing .Is it can cause health problem ?

Make an appointment: You asked about eating disorders in another question. An evaluation will help you sort out where these symptoms are coming from - some causes are life threatening. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pressure in the head and ears accompanied with tiresome and difficulty in breathing?

Allergies/sinus: Sounds like you are having allergy symptoms in your sinuses and lungs. Take over the counter loratadine, fexofenadine or cetrizine, once daily, and getting more treat, en from your doctor should he. ...Read more

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Bulimia (Definition)

Bulimia nervosa or "bulimia" is a psychiatric disorder in which a person over eats a lot of food at one time (binging) and then vomits later to purge herself of ...Read more