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How Can Being Overweight Affect Your Breathing
I had trouble in breathing well this morning. The temperature is high and I am a little overweight. ?
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Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
I don't have sleep apnea, am not overweight, sleep on side, don't drink, but still snore when breathing through my mouth. What aids should I try? Mouthpiece keeping jaw forward? Strap to close mouth?
When sleeping on back I hear noises coming from mouth. Doesn't sound like snores. Am overweight and have mild COPD. But breathing through nose no prob?
What would make it sound bubbly when breathing and feel like rubbing at sternum? 31/f overweight but healthy
Hard to tell: We need to have more informations such as history of smoking, do you cough a lot, do you have any pain when you breathe, a bubble sound may be an indication of air passing through a fluid, chronic bromchitis, or fistula between trachea and esophagus; you probably need to see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
I'm overweight, 21 stone and feel sharp pain on right chest under my arm when i'm breathing or coughing.Should i be worried?
Overweight with poor blood work. Also stopped breathing for 2 minutes at a time during sleep. Need MD-signed statement to fly non-Economy. Help!!!
Friend is overweight & diabetic and had angio done 5 yrs back.SInce a week having strained breathing & is not sleeping.He has GERD too.What can it be.
Does difficulty breathing when lying down always mean heart failure? I'm 20 years old, how likely is it for me to have heart failure? I am overweight.
OSA: I suggest with your symptoms and weight issue that you see a physician and have a sleep study to rule out obstructive sleep apnea. If you do not have a history of heart disease, or diagnosis with an echocardiogram, EKG and x-ray, I suggest that CHF would be much less likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am in the first trimester of my 2nd pregnancy and I am having difficulty breathing at times. Is this normal? (i am not overweight)
Don't think so: I would advise you to have your doctor assess your symptoms. ...Read more
Hi why when checking my blood pressure breathing from nose its.normal but breathing from mouth its much higher. oxygen 98 overweight 50 pounds?
Discrepancy: Breathing from the mouth shouldn't elevate the blood pressure unless you're straining while taking it. Nose breathing is more natural,also. You should regard your baseline BP as the one taken while you are relaxed in a sitting position with your arm in a neutral position roughly at the level of your heart. The BP should be just about equal in both arms. You can lower your baseline BP by losing wt. ...Read more
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