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Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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Left sided headache exascerbated by bright light and dust?

Left sided headache exascerbated by bright light and dust?

See your doctor.: In addition to the possibility of allergies, it could also be migraines. It looks like you have a history of them...talk to your doctor about possible triggers. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the harms of breathing in dust?

I was wondering what are the harms of breathing in dust?

Many: Dust comes in different forms and sizes. Particle size is very important. If the particles are large then they get caught in the nose and upper airway and you typically swallow. If smaller then they deposit in the lower airways and that's when they cause problems. Also the specific dust from what material is very important. That's when the cells in the lungs clean up if they can. Use protection. ...Read more

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Whenever I get surprised my breathing gets faster and I start to have a headache. Why does that happen?

Whenever I get surprised my breathing gets faster and I start to have a headache. Why does that happen?

Several reasons: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Headaches. Difficulty of breathing can't sleep. Nightmare

Headaches. Difficulty of breathing can't sleep. Nightmare

You: You haven't asked a question and have provided very little information. Please clarify. ...Read more

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How can I stay safe from contacting histoplasmosis from breathing bat guano dust?

How can I stay safe from contacting histoplasmosis from breathing bat guano dust?

Avoid guano dust: The only way is to avoid areas where guano duse would be present such as attics, caves and other bat dwellings. ...Read more

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I very recently recovered from bronchitis and I'm almost back to normal but smoke and dust still makes me cough and irritates my breathing.

I very recently recovered from bronchitis and I'm almost back to normal but smoke and dust still makes me cough and irritates my breathing.

Bronchial recovery: You were treated for an infection but the lining of the breathing tubes in your lungs were damaged. They will recover in time. If you can afford it get a HEPA air filter. It filters the air to 99.97 % clean and don't stay around smokers. You will get better! ...Read more

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Many mornings waking up with headache caused by post nasal dropping and breathing difficulties. Any solution? Very kind of u. Lots of thanks

Congestion: Allergies to dust mites, sensitivity to retained detergents, fabric softeners, food allergies to your bedtime snack, gerd, sinusitis, deviated septums, nasal polyps, etc. See an ENT specialist for answers. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to cigarette smoke, dust and aerosols. ... I jus experience a terrible has expired headache whenever I get back into contact with them.

I'm allergic to cigarette smoke, dust and aerosols. ... I jus experience a terrible has expired headache whenever I get back into contact with them.

Allergies: Allergies to dust, mold, pollen, pets and other airborne allergens can make you more sensitive (but not allergic) to nonspecific irritants such as cigarette smoke, odors, newsprint, etc. Treating the underlying allergies will make you less sensitive to the nonspecific irritants. ...Read more

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Will breathing treatments cause a headache?

Will breathing treatments cause a headache?

Yes: If you are talking about albuterol nebulizer treatments for your asthma, then headache is among common central nervous system side effects of albuterol. More commonly, albuterol causes nervousness and tremor. ...Read more

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Chest pain, hard time breathing and headaches?

Chest pain, hard time breathing and headaches?

Chest pain: chest pain with shortness of breath or difficulty catching your breath can be a cause for concern. Do you have asthma, heart history or history of pneumonia? Do you have a risk factor for heart disease like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, smoking? Have you been in a car or plane for over 3 hours. As a female, are you on birth control pills.. If no improvement, goto the ER. ...Read more

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Is breathing in large amounts of chalk dust dangerous?

Is breathing in large amounts of chalk dust dangerous?

Yes: Chalk dust, talcum powder, & similar fine substances can creat problems in lungs similar to "black lung"; they're all forms of silicosis & can compromise lung function. Wear a mask/filter if exposed to such materials. If already exposed, see fp/pulmonologist for lung function tests. ...Read more

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Could alergies cause headaches dizziness and difficulty breathing?

Could alergies cause headaches dizziness and difficulty breathing?

Allergy and Symptoms: Allergies can cause headaches from sinus/nasal involvement and triggering migranes. They can cause dizziness from the effect on the inner ear. Allergies can cause shortness of breath from swelling of the tubes in the lung or infiltrations into the lung which should't be there. You should see your md to determine if your symptoms are truly from allergies. The heart must be considered as well. ...Read more

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When I smell weed I get a huge headache and I have difficulty breathing. Are these signs of being allergic?

May be: The stench of weed can also trigger all those symptoms due to vasovagal and/or emotional responses. ...Read more

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I have a sudden onset of a headache which is very severe (one of the worst ever experienced) as well as nausea and difficulty breathing?

I have a sudden onset of a headache which is very severe (one of the worst ever experienced) as well as nausea and difficulty breathing?

Go to doctor: The worst headache of your life can be due to a serious condition. You should be evaluated to rule out serious problems and get proper treatment. An urgent care center may be best choice if you cannot get in to see your regular doctor. It could be a migraine. For info on migraine see: http://understandingmigraine. Blogspot. Com/ ...Read more

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I often wake up in the middle of the night with chest pains, headache and difficulty breathing. I smoke, and the more I smoke a day makes it worse.?

I often wake up in the middle of the night with chest pains, headache and difficulty breathing. I smoke, and the more I smoke a day makes it worse.?

Smoking & chest pain: This really is of concern. It could be an anxiety attack, bronchospasm (which is wheezing) or hear related. Heart related problems include fast hear rate or decreased blood flow. You need to have an evaluation immediately. ...Read more

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Last week, I often had back pains and headaches. Now, my right shoulder back and front hurts (sharp) like there is a steel inside. Hard time breathing?

Last week, I often had back pains and headaches. Now, my right shoulder back and front hurts (sharp) like there is a steel inside. Hard time breathing?

See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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17 months old has mono boggier eye trouble breathing, has headache?

See a pediatrician: And do this quickly. Breathing difficulties in children should be managed acutely and not left to wondering about. Children that age can become very ill very rapidly. ...Read more

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How to be cured from house dust allergy, it suffocates me from breathing?

How to be cured from house dust allergy, it suffocates me from breathing?

Dust avoidance: The treatment of dust allergy includes avoidance of the trigger. Since dust is found very commonly in households, cleaning, vacuuming, using a product such as Febreeze-for allergic patients on upholstry, and covering the pillow and mattress with covers under the bedsheets is also advised. The management includes the use of anti-histamines which can be found over the counter. ...Read more

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Is breathing in graphite carbon dust a health risk? It seeps through our work masks.

Is breathing in graphite carbon dust a health risk? It seeps through our work masks.

Depends: Really depends on what the concentration is in the air and how know you are exposed. Talk to your employer about having an industrial hygiene analysis performed for this kind of work to determine if your masks are adequate to prevent adverse health effects. Google OSHA for more guidance. ...Read more

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Twise a day my nose complet stop breathing cause I think sinus ilargy by smoke or dust?

Twise a day my nose complet stop breathing cause I think sinus ilargy by smoke or dust?

Nasal obstruction: I would need more information to render an opinion- what are the circumstances of the onset? Are there other possible triggers? Do you smoke? Does this occur at work or at home? Even if you don't have allergies, this may be a sign of non-allergic rhinitis or possible sinusitis. An exam is also necessary. For now, just use saline sprays until you can be examined. ...Read more

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I inhaled wood chip dust today. As I'm trying to sleep tonight I cannot stop coughing and I'm having issues breathing. How can I clear this up?

I inhaled wood chip dust today. As I'm trying to sleep tonight I cannot stop coughing and I'm having issues breathing. How can I clear this up?

Coughing is your: Body's natural response to particles in your airway. A vigorous cough helps remove them. Wood chip dust can't be removed mechanically. Avoid taking cough suppressants like dextromethorphan)Robitussin et. Al.). Running a humidified and staying upright when possible can improves your airway's ability to clear stuff out. Significant breathing problems & fever require prompt medical care. ...Read more

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I have been having a lot of trouble breathing. I take medicine for anxiety. I have had headache for 3days and I don't know if im having anxiety att.?

I have been having a lot of trouble breathing. I take medicine for anxiety. I have had headache for 3days and I don't know if im having anxiety att.?

See ur psychiatrist: It is possible that. Your anxiety is not under control. It is also possible that you have other physical problem with your breathing that is made worse by anxiety, it can run into a vicious circle. ...Read more

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I feel nauseous often and have headaches. Sometimes I feel like I'm breathing slower or like I'm not getting enough air and feel slightly lightheaded.

I feel nauseous often and have headaches. Sometimes I feel like I'm breathing slower or like I'm not getting enough air and feel slightly lightheaded.

See MD: These are vague symptoms could be due to our hyperventilation or medical illness or neurologic or psychologic. Make it in person or telemedicine visit to get advice ...Read more