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Causes Of Sighing
I can be sitting and relaxed and suddenly I have an involuntary gasp or sigh or change in breathing pattern. What could cause this? It is noticeable.
Normal.: Your lungs actually need to sigh once in a while (every few minutes) to open the alveoli that aren't used in normal breathing. ...Read more
I take a lot of deep breaths on daily basis & sigh a lot also. People ask what's wrong & y I do that. I have asthma, can it cause those symptoms?
If you have asthma,: You should be taking your inhaled steroids twice daily and rescue inhaler ( a bronchodilator) like albutetol or ventolin or proventil (albuterol) or pro air inhalers every 4-6 hours since you are in the red zone right now.You need to do this daily for few months to be free from above symptoms .You can add singulair or montelukast as maintenance once daily. Need close follow up w ur doctor.Asthma is serious! ...Read more
What causes fatigue, shortness of breathe and sighing, all of which are chronic. The two breathing symptoms started around the same time.
Normal physiology: People sigh for many reasons. Most commonly it is a natural physiologic response much like a yawn or sneeze and doesn't mean anything. Sometimes people sigh when they are upset or tired or sad, but this is not necessarily the case. ...Read more
How long can akithesia last? I am still having symptoms of it a week later?! sigh' what ought i do? Thanks in advance...
Depends: I am assuming you are talking about akinesia, as in an acute attack of parkinsonism; the duration is usually several days, but treatment mainly is focused on identifying what underlying pathology led to acutely worsened parkinsonian symptoms (such as underlying infection). ...Read more