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I Have Difficulty Catching Breath Could This Be Due To Hyperventilation
Not really: Hyperventilation is the normal reaction by the body to a situation where increased minute ventilation (both rate and depth of breathing) is required, such as exercise. If one hyperventilates while at rest, it can indicate either pulmonary disease, heart disease, central nervous system disorder, anemia, or anxiety. All of these situations should be evaluated by a physician or other provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on duration: If problems have been over many mths or years then not an infection. An infection may be due to your underlying lung problem. If symptoms started within a few days then yes this could be an infection. Need to follow up with yoru md. Alsi if you smoke you need to stop. ...Read more
I often get breating diffculty due to anxiety? (usually whenniam stressed or exam period) any indication why this might be and what could be solut.?
Maybe asthma: Asthma can result in shortness of breath that occurs at night. Other symptoms with asthma include wheezing and chest tightness. Other causes of nighttime breathlessness include anxiety, panic attacks and acid reflux causing bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have reactive airway disease-- could that be causing this deep wheeze coming from throat to stomach?
Yes it may be so: Yes reactive airway disease can cause it, you should cosult your doctor if you do not have any meds and instrctions how and when to use.You may need inhaled meds and/or combination of both consult your doctor. ...Read more
I have strange sensation in my throat worsen by neck movement associated with occasional mild dizziness. Could it be due to GERD? Can it be serious?
See your doctor: If you're having trouble breathing, go to your nearest er. ...Read more
What can be preventing me from exhaling fully besides asthma? I have serious anxiety issues because of my breathing. Can poor posture be it? Worried..
Get a full physical : Question is too general, same as answer here too... Check weight... Get full blood work... Smoking? Any illicit drugs or alcohol or too much caffeine.... ? Educate yourself and read about causes of anxiety? Being worried is a good sign... That means that you will follow careful health protocol. I heard this before hundreds of times. Therefore do not sweat too much but follow up as above... ...Read more
Maybe asthma or copd: Healthy folks should not have shortness of breath from a common cold, but those with underlying disease such as asthma and/or chronic-obstructive-pulmonary disease (COPD) can experience shortness of breath. Significant pneumonia or blood clot can do so as well, or even heart disease/failure can do too. Being 57, please consult doc for eval as it is not normal. Good luck. ...Read more
What if I don't cough when soda goes down the wrong way? Could that be life threatening? I also have shortness of breath but that may be from tired
Could an allergy to aspartame cause shortness of breath or a feeling that I cannot take a deep breath? Very annoying feeling
Unlikely: Aspartame has been implicated as a potential cause for otherwise unexplained and repeating severe anaphylactic reactions. Some patients swear it is a trigger. In small controlled studies, however, a link between aspartame and allergic sensitivity has not been established. I would work harder to identify alternative potential triggers. I would still avoid aspartame due to link with migraines, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can gastroparesis cause breathing problems, ie a feeling of congestion, shortness of breath? If so, what can be done to ease this problem?
See a GI doctor: Cannot make diagnoses over the internet. When you go to see somebody take with you a list of all symptoms you can think of, the times they occur, the types of food you were eating and all your prior medical records. Hope you feel better soon. Good luck. ...Read more
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