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Constant Need To Take A Deep Breath
I have the constant need to try and achieve a deep breath. Every 20-30 seconds I attempt to take a deep breath. This worsens with exercise. Thoughts?
Need some testing: Obviously you've had some testing done to this point and I'm sure someone has already thought of the usual suspects such as asthma, allergies, and pulmonary diseases (others) though you're very young for that even if you've been smoking for awhile.....Have you pulmonary function testing done yet? I think if that's normal then, you're in good shape. ...Read more
After I have smoked a cigarette I need to take a deep breath. Sometimes I feel breathless for no reason and feel need to take a deep breath?
I sometimes have a random chest pain, which causes me to not be able to take a deep or semi-deep breath. Holding my breath seems to help some. Worry?
Depends: You need physical exam by physician and he needs to know your symptoms. ...Read more
When you take a deep breath should you be able to hold it? I take a deep breath and have to Let it out straight away
4 obvious choices: 1) Don't take any deep breaths; 2) do nothing and hope it gets better; 3) suffer; or 4) see a doctor about it. ...Read more
Pain between shoulder blades
With burning sensation
Hard to take a deep breath
Have to yawn to get a deep breath
Fullness in stomach
Can anxiety cause shortness if breath? Sometimes i take a deep breath but feel as uf i don't get enough air in.,
Short of breath : There are many causes of shortness of breath, and anxiety is certainly one of them. However, if this has been a recurrent problem you should see your doctor for an exam and appropriate tests. Other causes include anemia, lung infection, asthma, heart disease, and other conditions. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Shortness of breath with excessive yawning. Feels as though I can not take a deep enough breathe to get enough oxygen. ?
Nothing: if u pay too much attention to normal reflexes this is the result. ...Read more
Hello. : Hello. For the reflux, consider raising the head of your bed or adding firm pillows when you go to bed. Recommend deep breathing exercises. 1. Take a deep breath in slowly through your nostrils. 2.Raise your arms above your head to allow you take in more air. 3. Hold for a five count. 4. Exhale slowly through your mouth. Do this 12 times. Do this when you find yourself getting stressed. Consider seeing a therapist for more assistance. Take care. ...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?
Alveolar Atelectasis: The lung units are air sacs called alveolae which are prone to collapse due to inadequate inspiration and low chest volume. In response to collapse the nerves in the lung send stimuli to breathing center in brain for a large effort of breath like a sigh to re inflate the collapsed air sacs as a protectivereflex. This causes catch in breath in some cases. ...Read more
10 Drs said I'm ok I find it difficult to take a deep breath every minute felt that I needed to take a deep breath,sigh alot chestx-ray&Ecg great help?
Yes: x ray ekg two tests very diagnostic and cost effective and no side effects like cat scan radiation for some medical issues possible yours ...Read more
I have had a deep chest cough for a week and have shortness of breath. Should I wait it out or get some rest or go to a doctor?
Prolonged symptoms: Symptoms lasting more than a few days, especially when associated with shortness of breath, are suspicious for pneumonia or reactive airways. These conditions require treatment by a medical practitioner to hasten wellness, prevent complication and reduce transmission of infection to other people. It's time to schedule your appointment! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I have to take deep breathes or yawn to breathe properly, I have indigestion, is the indigestion making it difficult to breathe?
Hyperventilation: The symptoms seem to represent air hunger which often is caused by hyperventilation. Relief can be achieved quickly by rebreathing air in a paper bag (simply seal a paper bag around ones nose and mouth, breathing in and out for 1-2 minutes; by breathing a high concentration of carbon dioxide, one corrects the blood's alkalosis cause by hyperventilation). The symptoms are relieved quickly. ...Read more
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