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Can Tight Bra Cause Breathing Problems
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Hi I have a question 4 years ago I broke cfl light bulb by accident I was wondering what effect will it do to me because when it I had symptoms of chest tightness and breathing problems to this day I still have bit of chest tightness I am scared that I ha
Anxiety, not the CFL: Chances of having symptoms from 1 CFL bulb are miniscule... laughably remote. It's much more likely that coincidentally the bulb broke and u experienced chest tightness & shallow breathing (symptoms of a panic attack or anxiety disorder) at the same time. If u r not under treatment, the panic attacks can continue, in abbreviated form, until u do get it diagnosed & treated properly. TTYD about it. ...Read more
Woke w/ uncomfortable tight/burn deep middle chest. Exercised hard and was fine, no breathing problems, HR 67, BP 122/68, no pain very irritating?
Constant(24/7) perceived breathing problems, no actual shortage of oxygen, cant take deep breaths back n chest feel tight . Is anxiety likely t blame?
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See doc first to rule out medical condition ...Read more
I was sent to ER yesterday by My doc due to off EKG told to return if breathing problems and tightness continued I'm lightheaded should I return?
Possibly yes: It depends on what what is the finding on the EKG and physical exam from the doctor yesterday. If you continue to be lightheaded, at least you will need to inform your doctor, and may need to seek immediate medical care. Good luck! ...Read more
What is meant by my pulmonar doctor telling me my chest tightness and lung pain and breathing problems is due to ischemia of the lung?
Shrinking lungs :
Your lungs are shrivelling up. If you're still smoking stop if not don't start again.
Go have another chest x-ray and see your lung dr about solutions to make you comfortable. ...Read more
I currently take 1mg of ativan twice daily. I was prescribed 15mg ms contin twice a day. Safe to take together? Will I have breathing problems?
You're too young @26: You're too young @ 26y to be taking 2 major sedatives like Ativan and MS-Contin. What were they prescribed for? What symptoms are you having? Both Ativan & MS-Contin can impair breathing (as you recognized), increase sleepiness, & cause problems operating a vehicle. Are you sure you know how the combination will affect you? Talk to your doctor about alternatives. Or use HealthTap Prime. Good luck ...Read more
Can wearing a tight bra put pressure on your chest and cause breathing problems like shortness of breath?
Tight Bra and Dyspne: A tight bra can cause minor discomfort in breathing if it is very tight, but the rib cage is bony and so this effect is limited. Further, this matter can be easily tested in a given person by loosening the bra slightly. Significant breathing problems are likely due to other causes, primarily lung and heart conditions, but also nasal blockages, anxiety and severe anemia my contribute. ...Read more
Heart Disease!: These are symptoms of a heart attack! go to the er immediately! ...Read more
Does being nervous and angry cause chest tightness and breathing difficulty? I have these from yesterday after going through argument.
my upper stomach feels tight and full even when i havent eaten anything and i have difficulty breathing because of it, what could be the cause?
Chest tightness when showering. Difficulty breathing & HR elevated. Bending over helped breathing/pain. HR ~130bpm. Could low heat have caused this?
I have upper back tightness, mucus is a brown green color. Chest tightness as well and difficulty breathing. No problems eating or drinking.
Difficulty breathing (really having to draw breath in), tightness in chest and light headed feeling/headache. Previously tested clear for astma, cause?
How do I know of I have sleep apnea our upper airway resistance syndrome? What came first? Cause of breathing difficulty? Tight neck muscles quickly
My heart flutters occasionally, my left arm feels numb, my chest feels tight & begins to hurt & I have difficulty breathing. Heart problems?
Its possible: Possible but unlikely at your age. What is your murmur from? Why do you take the listed medications and how much? There are quite a few things, some minimal and some serious that could do this but don't fool around with it let a doctor rule out the possible serious things. ...Read more
Rhomboid: Injured rhomboid muscle should have little to do with breathing mechanism. ...Read more
posture: To breathe efficiently your chest has to expand, both ribs moving and diaphragm descending. If your body posture impedes either or both such as with severe kyphoscoliosis, breathing problems can ensue. ...Read more
Many things: However, i see that you are 33 so many things are less likely. Asthma is a very common disease and can present with a few different types of symptoms, like cough, shortness of breath, or even chest discomfort. Nevertheless, there are some more rare causes of breathing trouble in younger females. You should see your doc and discuss your symptoms thoroughly so they know how to evaluate you. ...Read more
Dyspnea or not?: There have been patients that develop a catch in their breath while on medications. In addition a more central problem can occur where one seems to almost forget to breathe. Ssri's and snri's (like effexor) seem to not infrequently cause this. Decreasing the dose typically does not eliminate it. It usually does not occur with all the other agents in these classes - you will find one that does not. ...Read more
Yes: There are several treatments. You will need to see a pulmonary specialist. There is spirometer-assisted breathing, thoracic valley exercises and deep breathing exercises. If you breathing difficulty becomes lift threatening then a spinal surgeon may be needed. ...Read more
Possibly.: Scoliosis can cause significant breathing problems if the curvature is very high. Smaller curves may cause a reduction in respiratory function when measured, but usually not clinically observed. If you have scoliosis and breathing problems you need to be examined because one may not be causative of the other. ...Read more
What could be the cause of breathing problems. Feel air is going in but not making me feel calm. Always feel unable to provide energy, loss of breathe?
Could be many things: Talk to your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
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