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Dr. Ira Katz
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Irregular Breathing (Overview)

Irregular breathing is a clinical finding in which breathing does not occur at a normal, steady rate.


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What causes irregular breathing and drowsiness ?

What causes irregular breathing and drowsiness ?

Lots of things: There are so many possible processes which could cause either of those symptoms or both related to the same clause that you will have to give us a little more information in order to be helpful. For instance, is this problem sudden in onset or has it been developing? Have you had it for a long time at the same intensity level? Are you a smoker or do you have asthma? Are you anemic? ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
19 doctors shared insights

Irregular Breathing (Overview)

Irregular breathing is a clinical finding in which breathing does not occur at a normal, steady rate.


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Could irregular breathing and a fast heartbeat mean something?

Could irregular breathing and a fast heartbeat mean something?

Deconditioning: Probably it is poor stamina and deconditioning.You should slowly build up your stamina with gradual increasing exercise. ...Read more

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Living with Irregular Periods (Checklist)

Stop smoking
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Have your TSH, prolactin, and testosterone levels tested
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My child is 11yrs old and has several episodes of irregular breathing during the day. He says its not severe. What could possibly be his problem?

Many things: Call your doctor asap for an appointment and evel. Anytime he has trouble or difficulty in beathing, seek immediate medical attention as this is dangerous and could indicate a serious problem. Seek evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Are anxiety attacks and irregular breathing all from problems in your head?

Are anxiety attacks and irregular breathing all from problems in your head?

See below: Are you asking if anxiety attacks and irregular breathing caused by mental illness and your thought processes? Anxiety and irregular breathing might be sx of variety of medical illnesses. Actually, anxiety cannot be diagnosed w/o ruling out medical issues first. If everything is ok medically, then cognitive behavioral treatment might work best in terms of identifying triggers and thought patterns. ...Read more

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Why does my vision get blurred, head dizzy, and irregular breathing ?

Why does my vision get blurred, head dizzy, and irregular breathing ?

Consult a doc: You will need an examination by a doc. It could be due to low blood pressure, blood sugar, anxiety or other cause. Please see a doc soon. ...Read more

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Why do I have irregular breathing after running?

Probably stamina: Most likely it is because of deconditioning, you should slowly build your stamina over 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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My child is 11yrs old and has several episodes of irregular breathing during the day. He says its not severe. What could possibly be his problem?

Many things: Call your doctor asap for an appointment and evel. Anytime he has trouble or difficulty in beathing, seek immediate medical attention as this is dangerous and could indicate a serious problem. Seek evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Could irregular breathing and a fast heartbeat mean something?

Deconditioning: Probably it is poor stamina and deconditioning.You should slowly build up your stamina with gradual increasing exercise. ...Read more

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Is cheyne stokes respiration , a irregular breathing or a rhythmic breathing?

Is cheyne stokes respiration , a irregular breathing or a rhythmic breathing?

Irregular breathing: Abnormal breathing pattern marked by progressively deeper & sometimes faster breathing, followed by a gradual decrease that results in temporary stop in breathing. Seen in heart failure, strokes, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors; carbon monoxide poisoning; sometimes after morphine is given; can be seen in healthy people during sleep at high altitude. ...Read more

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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