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Can Heart Or Lung Problem Cause Your Chest To Feel Tight When You Lay Down
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Left arm feels weak/heavy when I sit or lie down in certain posture. Neck will feel choked sometimes. Start to have shortness of breath. What is this?
Neck: It's possible that you have an impingement of a nerve or nerve root from a disk or spur in the vertebral area of the neck. This shouldn't impact your breathing however. This shortness of breath, especially if it's only at rest, may be from anxiety. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate the neck, arm symptoms and order appropriate tests or refer you to another specialist. ...Read more
What would cause sev chest pain and difficulty breathing when lie on right side? When get up chest pain still continues but can breathe easier.
Probably not: Dizziness is not a typical feature of allergies. The symptoms you describe are more likely due to dehydration or something with your heart - you should discuss these with your primary care physician. A physical examination will go a long way toward figuring out what is going on. ...Read more
If you can feel mucus go up and down your chest when you breathe in and out does that mean your chest is very congested ?
Is it normal to feel like you cant breathe and your heart rate slows down by the minute? can you die? I have small chest presures. I have anxiety.
The symptoms you: mention are not normal. Please see you doc to rule out any medical conditions and then get help from a mental health professional for your anxiety. Please do not rely on medication alone. Good psychotherapy and learning stress management can help greatly. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I'm experiencing chest pain when coughing, deep breathing and while lying down. Do I need to see a doctor or will this heal on its on?
Yes: Many things can cause chest wall pain. An osteopathic physician (do) can assess your pain and, if the cause is a rib or spinal problem, fix it. As do's are full-fledged physicians and trained in manual treatment, like chiropractors, they may be better equipped than either chiro's or md's, alone, to assess such pain, find whether the cause is an organ, muscle or bone and decide how best to proceed. ...Read more
Why is it harder to breath when im neck deep in water standing or sitting. like pressure on my chest and hard to breathe.
While lying on bed to sleep, I feel problem in throat & chest while inhaling air. It becomes harder to sleep. Is it due to anxiety or serious problem?
Breathing problem: The only way to know if you have a medical condition or if your breathing situation is due to anxiety is to see your doc. If medical is ruled out please see a mental health professional to learn strategies to manage anxiety. Breathing concerns often accompany anxiety disorders. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I have this tightness on the chest and shortness of breath when i'm laying down trying to take a nap.?
What if you have pains in area of left side ribs that at times feels like your hearts going to fast or to slow the pain gets so bad you can't get up?
Diagnosis?: The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. A diagnosis is what you specifically lack! a 30 day event monitoring exam would be a good starter to see what's happening during your symptoms. Other tests may be indicated as well. ...Read more
I have asthma. Sometimes i get tightness in my chest and it gets hard for me to breath even when i'm sleeping or laying down. Could this be copd? How?
Unlikely COPD: By age alone unless you have some predisposition, like alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, you don't have copd, and only pft can elucidate that. Triggers for sob or asthma have to be sought, as things like gerd, or allergies can be circumvented to avoid exacerbation. Dusts and dust mites are other triggers at night or laying down. Talk to your doctors as you may both find your triggers and help you. ...Read more
Check it out: See your doctor if you are having problems breathing. ...Read more
How can I discriminate if the chest pain is due to heart problem or esophagus spasm? Esophageal spasm may happen under effort?
When I'm anxious, I inhale deeply until I can take in no more air & feel a tickle in my lungs in order to calm down. What could be causing the tickle?
Interpretation: That would be your interpretation of a sensation. The sensation is from reaching the beyond the usual limit of your lung capacity. BTW, the most helpful part of 'calm down' breathing is not the filling of your lungs but the complete emptying. Your exhale - through lips blowing out an imaginary candle - it what counts. It voids the old CO2 leftovers allowing new O2 to refresh cells. Best! ...Read more
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
Anatomically : Anatomically , your heart literally sits on your stomach. Some of the nerves that innervate the stomach are the same nerves that innervate the heart. The type of feeling they produce is not as exact or precise as, say, the nerve in your fingertip. Gastritis, gallstones and acid reflux are often mistaken for heart disease and vice versa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have an anxiety attack while your sleeping bad enough to wake you up from breathing so hard and heart pounding so hard it hurt?
Yes to sleep panic: I have had many patients tell me they wake up having panic attacks with heart pounding. Chest pain can be a symptom of anxiety as well, and i doubt you have heart problems at your age, but you really should double-check to make sure it's not your heart. Stranger things have happened, but don't worry, just to be safe! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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