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Lose Of Breathe When Talking
How deeply can the average person inhale/exhale? I feel like my breathing is shallow even when I force in air.
I'm19 when I exercise I get gray out, can't walk, talk, breath, lots of confusion and I'm tired, can't catch my breath, I panic when this happens ?
Not having trouble breathing, just seems like I can't get a deep satisfying breath of air to bottom of lungs. Takes a few tries. Not doing strenuous. ?
Stress/anxiety: The sensation you describe frequently is a sign of anxiety or being in a stressful life situation for a prolonged time. Identifying and removing the stressful situation and/or treating the anxiety will normalize the breathing pattern described. Disorders that make the lung a stiffer organ or affect the breathing drive center in the brain can cause this. You should see your MD for guidence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short of breath while eating, talking and laying down. Feels like something squeezes air out of me. Dry cough when it happens. Non smoker. No anxiety.
? Airways problem: Airway hyper-responsiveness, or twitchy airways can be the cause, in other words some sort of asthma. Acid reflux, overweight, physical activity + other triggers can induce symptoms in susceptible patients.A simple peak flow respiratory measurement before and after bronchodilator can give us a clue, or spirometry.At any rate you need to be evaluated by your doctor who would better direct your care ...Read more
Gerd for 5yr. Shortness of breath when trying to sing or talk long sentences etc., but not when exercising. Ideas?
Panic attacks and anxiety causes hard to breath not lots of fast breathes, just short of breathe how do I calm down when this happens?
Short of Breath: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more
Athlete.When stop exercising,feel my heart beating so hard out of chest to point of literally feeling and seeing in chest/stomach,even when hr slows
What causes someone to feel short of breath when leaning back in a seat, even when their airways are clear?
Many possibilities: There canbe real shortness of breath or sensation of shortness of breath. How do you know your airway is clear? Obstructive things can cause this and you could need to see an ent for this. But other things cam cause this as well including reflux, cardiac issues,thyroid problems etc. if this is getting worse quickly see someone asap. ...Read more
While doing nothing, or just talking I feel short of breath. However, when I exercise I have plenty of oxygen, why?
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath at rest, but improved with activity is often due to anxiety. You absolutely need to see a physician to rule out any major medical issues, but if all appears normal on physical examination, often times anxiety is found to be the culprit. You need to discuss this with your primary care physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
I can only get deep breath on exhale, forcing a yawn, or reaching down throat. Lying down is worse. Docs say there's enough co2 in system. What's up?
Your question is not: Clear to me . From what i understand , you have problem of breathing particularly in lying position called orthopnea . The relation between breathing problem and level of co2 is interrelated . If you have shortness of breath due to air way obstruction as in COPD or asthma , your co2 level could be elevated dangerously high and make you confused ...Read more
I worry a lot. Sometimes I wake in the middle of the night and within seconds of moving position my heart races.breathing slowly helps but I'm scared ?
Scared: Sorry you feel this way. I would strongly recommend you see a Psychologist (your doctor will refer you) as soon as possible. The Psychologist will take care of your concerns! ...Read more
What could be the cause of breathing problems. Feel air is going in but not making me feel calm. Always feel unable to provide energy, loss of breathe?
Could be many things: Talk to your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Feels like I struggle to breath / shortness of breath only when am trying to sleep ? Then in deep sleep no one can wake me?
Unknown: Using CPAP neither causes nor prevents weight gain. There is some evidence that it controlling appetite may be easier for patients using CPAP than for patients with untreated sleep apnea. I've been treating sleep apnea for over twenty years, and i've seen some patients lose weight, and many gain weight. The sad fact is that weight is more difficult to control as we age. ...Read more
I feel I can't catch some words in gossips and if person speaks using loudspeaker.Is it lack of concentration or hearing problem?I stuck in speaking.
Sometimes when speaking, my tongue feels pinched/seizing at the back and I have trouble forming words (mumble & lisp). Trouble drinking too. Cause?
Sob: Shortness of breath walking up hills certainly can frequently mean the person is out of shape. It can also be an early symptom of health problems. ...Read more