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Causes Of Cheyne Stokes Respiration
Abnormal breathing: Cheyne-stokes respiration is an abnormal breathing pattern where the patient has very deep breathing (sometimes with increased respiratory rate) that gradually slows down until the patient stops breathing, and the cycle repeats (usually over a 30-120 second cycle). Some of the causes include: congestive heart failure, stroke, head injury, and brain tumors. ...Read more
"Cheyne-Stokes respiration is an abnormal breathing pattern which commonly occurs in patients with decompensated congestive heart failure and neurologic diseases, in whom periods of tachypnea and hyperpnea alternate with periods of apnea." See: https://www. ...Read more
Cheyne Stokes: "Cheyne-Stokes respiration is an abnormal breathing pattern which commonly occurs in patients with decompensated congestive heart failure and neurologic diseases, in whom periods of tachypnea and hyperpnea alternate with periods of apnea." See: https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC2589377/ ...Read more
Irregular breathing: Abnormal breathing pattern marked by progressively deeper & sometimes faster breathing, followed by a gradual decrease that results in temporary stop in breathing. Seen in heart failure, strokes, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors; carbon monoxide poisoning; sometimes after morphine is given; can be seen in healthy people during sleep at high altitude. ...Read more
If someone has hypernatremia what happens with in the body to cause them to have rapid respiration's?
Yes it is possible: If you are panicked and hyperventilating.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can a panic attack cause dizziness, numb all over, heaviness in chest, shivering, taccycardia, and respiration of 40?
Yes, but...: Panic attacks are usually a diagnosis of exclusion meaning that your physical symptoms need to be investigated systematically and carefully for an objective condition, only when it is certain there is no other reason for those does one entertain the diagnosis of panic attacks. Have your doctor take a good look at you soon. ...Read more
Heart (congestive heart failure, blockage of arteries)
Kidneys (fluid overload)
Lungs (COPD/ emphysema, bronchitis)
Anxiety and panic attacks
Alcohol to excess and drugs of any kind.
and also complete lack of physical fitness (being out of shape)
and several more!!! ...Read more
Spine Joints/Nerves: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine. ...Read more
Clarify? See doctor!: Ongoing problem or recent? Fever? Chest pain? Otherwise sick? Age? Other health issues? Could be anything from carrying excess weight in the midsection (make it difficult to take a deep breath while lying down), to heart failure or fluid in lungs from infection or tumor. You should definitely see a doctor to get this checked out soon. ...Read more
Breathing: Anything from a cold with a bit of congestion to airway obstruction, also heart disease may have respiratory problems, it depends if there are other signs and symptoms such as cough or shortness of breath. If it is a recurring problem or you have other symptoms I urge you to consult your doc. ...Read more
No: Please contact your doctor. Your breathing symptoms are not normal and cannot be diagnosed on this forum. You need medical attention. Please take care. ...Read more
Heart or lung diseas: CHF is a known cause for this, but also other conditions that cause swelling and fluid retention would cause water to go from legs to chest when a person lies flat. Also lung diseases varying from mild asthma to severe emphysema could cause this. Severe obesity would do it too since it restricts lungs inflation. ...Read more
Not a podiatry?: Talk to your family doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not a podiatry?: You need to talk to your family doctor or to an allergist. ...Read more
Many: There are many many causes of this. ...Read more
Possibilities...: The noisy breathing could be related to post-nasal drip or secretions in the lungs that clear when you sit upright. Wheezing is another possibility. To be certain, and to get treated, see your doctor and have your chest examined with a stethoscope when you are lying down and when you are upright. ...Read more
Could be rib:
Dysfunction. Read more about this here at my blog
http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the pancreas or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
What can cause vision disturbance like it appears as though the floor is breathing, swelling up and down?
If you have difficulty breathing with intense activity and exercise what could be the cause of it and how can it be completely fixed or minimized?
See doc in person:
Abdulla, there are many things that can cause the problem. Main concerns are heart or lung disease. Most likely thing in someone your age is asthma. But depending on your family and personal history there could be other issues.
I recommend seeing a doctor in person, who can do a full history, examine your heart and lungs, and get any tests needed to clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm a 40 yr old male. Prob. Heavier than I should be. Sometimes when I'm breathing normally, I find it hard to catch my breath. What causes this? Tks
Had an exam lately?: Being the worrier that I am, I am always concerned when people mention difficulty breathing. Your weight and being male may be risk factors for heart disease. Others are smoking, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, a family history of heart trouble, and inactivity. Any of these apply? Please get to your doctor for a full physical. Likely, you'll find the information reassuring. But get checked. ...Read more
Damage your airways:
Any chemical could cause airway irritation, burning or even bronchospasm. Depends on person genetic susceptibility. With time could developed, chronic irritation, lung or airway destruction leading to emphysema, chronic bronchitis or lung fibrosis. Some irritants are known carcinogens.
Thats why I opposed any smoking. Even electronic cigarretes can damage your lungs ...Read more
Allergic?: Sudden allergic responses can cause your throat to swell and shut off breathing -- if this goes untreated and progresses to full closure, you will die. If this is happening right now, you need immediate medical attention. If this has happened in the past & you've recovered, you need to find out what food, etc you're allergic to & avoid it. See your doctor to work on this. ...Read more
What would cause a 27 yr old to just up and quit breathing? And how common of an occurance is this?
More to the Story: This is not a normal scenario and there has to be more to the story. Nothing naturally would cause this scenario. ...Read more
I'm staying still and on my left side, breathing deeply causes pain the left side as well. What does this mean?
Hard to tell: Could be a number of things including pleurisy and musculoskeletal. Breathing makes both worse. If you can push anywhere on your chest or back to reproduce pain, this points to more musculoskeltal. Can be a rib out of some other issues. When in doubt, always consider a cardiac or abdominal cause and get it checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
I've developed a fixation on my breathing. I know if im distracted I don't think of it, but as soon as im ok, I think of it again. What could be cause?
Very normal: Most of us will - if we pay attention to our breathing - have a tendency to cling to that sensation. Just be present with that awareness. ...Read more
I suffer from breathing problem and it has caused me to restrict my physical activity. I also suffer from frequent coughingand frequent temporary cold. What is the solution to my problem?
Asthma: Breathing problem with cough could be a bronchitis, pneumonia and/or asthma attack; also more severe conditions have to be r/o like heart problems or even pulmonary emboli if risk factors present. See you doctor asap for a good history and physical and further evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes, briefly: During rem sleep when we dream, all our muscles except the eye muscles and the diaphragm are inactive to prevent us from acting out our dreams. Some people need chest wall and neck muscles to breathe adequately and during rem sleep they may have apneas (periods without breathing). If you dream you are holding your breath, you generally actually do during your sleep. ...Read more