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Causes Of Deep Breathing
Cxr report mentioned linear atelectasis can this cause sob/ deep breathing issues. Also was exposed to asbestos in 7/2013. Could la be from asbestos?
Atelectasis: Atelectasis describe the condition where the lung has a decrease in volume secondary to an area of lung collapse. It would be difficult to identify a specific cause for focal area of collapse as there can be many causes. Most of the time, small areas of atelectasis cause no symptoms. ...Read more
Can gastritus make stomach distend/ tight. My stomach is thight 24/7. What can I do. Also would this cause any deep breathing issues?
Lots of reasons...: Have you undergone upper endoscopy to rule out gastric disease (inflammatory or functional)? Do you have underlying irritable bowel syndrome? Is your distress worsened or improved by meals, activity, deep breathing, palpation of ribs? Have you suffered any physical trauma recently to the area? What medications have been tried, ; which have helped? Especially since breathing affected, get checked. ...Read more
Can aginia cause buring when breathing deep? Whole center lf chest hurts when I breath and my back muscles to coould I have pulled a muscle?
Can pain/twinge caused by breathing in deep, bending over, twisting to the side or stretching the side, be caused by kidney that's infected?
Yes: Such movement can result stretching surrounding musculoskeletal structures causing pain ...Read more
Depends on pain type: Are you talking 'congestion' or sharp pains? Sharp chest pains with deep inspiration are usually due to ribs which are locked down (exhalation position). Inhaling causes the other ribs to rise, but that one is stuck. An osteopathic physician can both listen to lungs and do a good general physical, but can also use her hands to find a stuck rib or vertebra and fix it with gentle manipulation. ...Read more
Hyperreactive Airway: When deep breathing causes cough you frequently have hyperreactive airways or asthma. It may be associated with bad coughing spells, chest tightness or wheezing if you develop a respiratory infection such as a sinus infection or bronchitis. Acute bacterial or viral bronchitis can also cause coughing with deep breathing. See your primary care physician. ...Read more
I have hyper-acidity, that cause breathlessness.. It makes impossible to a normal deep breathing. That makes my life so painful. Can you help me? Thanks
Hi, is it okay, if I do deep breathing with all the yoga postures? Or will it cause pain in ribs or ribs breakage in some postures?
Cause of severe sudden left side chest pain that is unbearable with movement or deep breathing but stops within minutes if stay still?
U must talk 2 Ur-: -parents, but if U R on BC pills, PE could B possible. Even if Ur parents don't kno U must tell them now! ...Read more
Can constantly deep breathing cause muscles or veins in your neck to pop? Can things in your neck pop and snap?
No: Deep breathing will not cause this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can gerd/pud cause rib and sternal pain? Especially upon deep breathing? Also with a high tbili could the pain be gallbladder related?
Gallbladder: This would be very unusual for GERD to cause these types of symptoms, and it sounds like it would be more likely related to the gallbladder, if the gallbladder is diseased. There are many causes of a high bilirubin. Make sure to follow up with your doctor, and ask if a gallbladder ultrasound and/or referral to a general surgeon is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Deep Breathing: Sighing or deep breathing as you call it is normal. It happens many times per hour and is the way the lungs have of opening all of their air spaces regularly so that fluids and other things do not block the airway or cause damage to the lungs. ...Read more
There's more to it..: You can breathe more correctly almost all the time. Shallow is never as good as full and the exhale is what we often get wrong. Completely empty the lungs to remove "old" stuff and make room for refreshing new oxygen. Sometimes 1 or 2 deep out-breaths - even a big groan or shout helps. Try a few cycles of 4 secs nasal inhales, 7 sec hold-ins & 8 sec full, slow pursed lip exhales. Let it be a habit. ...Read more
Laryngomalacia: Usually it is due to soft cartilage of the voice box, and or the wind pipe. If that is true, lying the baby on her stomach would improve the noise. You should ask a doctor to check it and not put her on her stomach to sleep unless the doctor tells you to do it. There are other causes of noisy breathing. ...Read more
Hi I've for the past two days I've been jogging, I've been doing a lot of deep breathing and now when I breath deep it hurts is it normal? Georgina
Possibilities...: Your discomfort with deep breathing may be musculoskeletal from jogging. There are muscles, cartilage, bone, etc. In the chest wall and any of these structures may have been injured with jogging. Another possibility is exercise-induced bronchospasm. If it is musculoskeletal, it will get better with rest, acetaminophen, etc. If it doesn't, see doctor for diagnosis/treatment of bronchospasm. ...Read more
I have an inability to relax and sit still, even when I use deep breathing. Why is this and what is a quick fix for when I need to immediately relax?
See Your Doctor: 17 y.o. on meds for depression, bipolar. Your symptoms are consistent with Anxiety Disorder however your other conditions may also be creating anxiety for you. It is important that you obtain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which will empower you to control your thoughts rather than be controlled. Should also consider medication side-effects as cause. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment ...Read more
Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.
See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more
Selected in police force. Need min chest expanse of 5cm (now just 3cm) in 1 month for physical test. Will deep breathing exercises work?
Yes..: Pranayama, other strainuous physical activity will help ...Read more
How can I stop this electric current going through my body due to anxiety? I tried deep breathing. Will I die from this shock? I'm going to dr. Tmrw.
What needs improving: It depends on what you are trying to accomplish. Most people are already deep breathing or panting during sex because it is physically demanding. Excessive panting can make you pass out...Not fun. Some people feel that holding your breath during an orgasm can enhance the pleasure, but don't go overboard. People have died from strangulation during sex. ...Read more
Yes: All contemplative practices whether it is yoga, tai chi, chi gong or meditations are part of alternative medicine. It is understanding that we are connected to our physical body through our emotions, mental well being and spiritual self. When we have that balance, people have optimal health. ...Read more
? appendicitis: Appendicitis often presents with pain around the umbilical area before settling into the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. Pain with moving and deep breathing can indicate peritoneal irritation associated with appendicitis or other intra abdominal problem. Seek further care at er, primary care physician or general surgeon. ...Read more
Hi! I have a 7 years old daughter I noticed that she's having a deep breathing in every minute. What is wrong with her?
Left sided sharp chest pain all day deep breathing doesn't seem to affect it. Not constant but fairly constant what could be?
Constant pain: The only cause of constant, or nearly constant pain is rheumatologic or neuritic: joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, bursae, fasciae, or nerves. Your observation indicates it does not involve your accessory muscles of respiration but it could be referred from your shoulder or be due to a pinched nerve from your cervical (neck) spine. Trial of an NSAID is in order. No relief suggests nerve. ...Read more
Does deep breathing excercise works anxiety I tried deferent deep breathing excercise but it seems not working anxiety disorder.
Meditation: You are young and open minded enough to learn to meditate. Regular (daily) meditation, even for short periods, may lessen your general anxiety problems. There are many methods of meditation, some even involve breathing techniques. Check out different approaches to meditation. ...Read more
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
Pain on left side of rib cage (no physical injury, but swelling), even on deep breathing. Localized on touching. Had a bike accident 2 days back.
Possible fracture.: It is possible to fracture a rib or just bruise it up pretty well. Sometimes the pain can be severe. As long as you are not having any shortness of breath (excluding that due to sharp pain with inspiration) you will heal. There is no real benefit to having rib xrays as the treatment will be the same -avoid injuring it while it heals. ...Read more
I frequently (1/2 times a week) get a heavy chest with deep breathing & pinching pains in chest. What could it be? Lasts couple hours then goes away.
Asthma: You should be checked for asthma. It could cause all the symptoms you describe. The intermittancy suggests a trigger - possibly allergic (?). Pulmonary function testing would be helpful. Asthma is very treatable. When you can't breathe, it can make you anxious and makes your heart pound (which you also list). ...Read more
I've been doing deep breathing for 2 weeks now at first I felt lightheaded every time now however I feel normal is this because I'm getting use to it?
Lung capacity: To some degree, yes. But this is limited to the physical capacity of the lungs. Cardiopulmary function may improve as well. ...Read more
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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