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Holding Breath Weight
Should be evaluated: Depending on your age and condition this may or may not be normal for you. You may need to be checked for lung and heart disease among other things. See your doctor for a risk evaluation and if indicated consider a stress test. Not all cardiac disease causes typical chest pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does holding your breath while lifting weights cause brain damage? Holding breath for over 30 seconds.
Unlikely: venous congestion and some swelling can occur. Breathing is a good thing! ...Read more
Fluid in my lungs? 21 yrs old, weight 128.9 lbs. Nonsmoker. Can't lay down without shortness of breath. Raspy sound when inhaling and coughing.
It depends...: Shortness of breath can be associated with exercise that is out of the ordinary for us - so if you are sedentary, the exertion of climbing stairs can cause shortness of breath. If you are normally able to do this without being short of breath or discomfort, this is a significant change and you should see your doctor straight away. It could be a sign of cardiac or pulmonary disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 10 stairs, I have extreme sob, headache, dizziness. Chest heavy/weight feeling all day. Hard to breathe laying down. Labored in general. Asthma?
How do you know?: Body fat can be measured in multiple ways and with varying degrees of accuracy. The pinch test is one of the least accurate while buoyancy testing is quite accurate. If you are just using the scale then you can't really measure body fat as muscle ways more than fat for the same volume. ...Read more
Shortness of breath chest pains can't breath when laying on my back &very tired with simple things walking to living room tingling in chest heart burn?
Weight gain, shortness of breath even while sittng, bloating, pain between rib cage and belly button?
Chest pain more noticeable at rest, easily winded when walking, low oxygen after walking, chest tightness when coughing or taking deep breaths?
Rule out...: ...Anything cardiac or otherwise medical by consulting your regular physician. If all is well, then what you describe sounds like intense anxiety with episodes of acute panic. The latter often leaves the impression of a heart attack to the peron in its grip. The former may arise from a growing fear that an attack may happen at any time. After medical rule-out, see a psychiatrist. ...Read more
Pants too tight->felt overheated & short of breath. Loosened pants;took 2min to cool & catch breath despite deep breathing. 2nd time in 4yrs. Serious?
Humm: Humm... Don't think anyone will have enough info to say something coherent... I guess it depends on your waste line. If you think you are short of breath and needed to unbutton to catch your breath having to do so by being a male with a waste of 32 is different than 38. For all we know you might have sleep apnea. ...Read more
Not recommended: Diaphragmatic breathing is the best. Inhale through your nose into your belly so your belly expands like a balloon. Slowly breathe out through your nose, using your stomach muscles to push your belly back in until all the air is pushed out. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tachycardia: Could possibly be svtamerican. See a specialist. ...Read more