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Pinched Nerve Shortness Of Breath
I'm 54 weight 168 and 5 ft 7. I recently started having shortness of breath after short exercising, very short. What should I be concerned with.?
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Can a possible pinched nerve somewhere in the back cause shortness of breath as well? How is a pinched nerve found? What are the symptoms?
A pinched nerve does not cause shortness of breath.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is the best way to diagnose a pinched nerve.
A pinched nerve in the neck region can cause neck, shoulder, upper back, and arm pain. In the lower back can cause low back, buttock, and leg pain. It can also cause numbness, tingling, or weakness of the arms or legs. ...Read more
Back pain/ache/cramp hurting my stomach andchest, short of breath, gas, feeling full and rlly hurts in the evening. Is it a pinched nerve in my back?
Can back problems rise other health problems as in pain numbness nerve tingling shortness of breath?
Yes.: Diseases of the spine can cause pain in the back, neck, arms, legs, chest and abdomen. They may also cause numbness, tingling, shortness of breath, urinary and bowel problems. Most of these problems are the result of the spinal structures impinging on nerves coming off the spinal cord. ...Read more
Palpitations shortness of breath and irregular heartbeat can this be caused by irratation of the vagus nerve I also always feel bloated n have gerd?
Atrial fibrillation: May be present. ..See your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
When I press on back of neck/upper spine I get throbbing pressure in throat, heart palps, dizzy, weakness, &shortness of breath. Dangerous? Just nerves?
Not normal: Without an examination and knowing your health history, I couldn't say if this is "just nerves". Please see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. Be well. ...Read more
Forgetfulness, Memory problems, Poor concentration, nerve pain in head, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, tachycardia, swollen belly/legs/feet.
Many things: There are many causes of shortness of breath. The easiest way is to compartmentalize into three categories. 1. Any problems with the heart – heart failure, enlargement of the heart, or valve disease of the heart. 2. Any problem with the lungs – asthma, COPD, fluid around the lungs, fluid in the lungs, or lung scarring to name a few. 3. Everything else – deconditioning or knee/hip pain for example. ...Read more
Shortness of breath: It hasn't made me short of breath yet. If you're referring to sinus infection or uri, they can but usually at most very mild. Your question isn't clear as to what 'this' is. As bill clinton said, it all depends on what this is. ...Read more
Histatussin: Histatussin, which is not available in the USA, contains chlorpheniramine, a well tolerated short acting anti-histamine, ammonium chloride, used as an expectorant, and ephedrine for nasal congestion. AC can cause metabolic acidosis which would make you feel short of breath. Ephedrine can cause tachyarrhythmias which would make you feel S.O. B. so the answer is...yes, it's possible. ...Read more
Shortness of breath: We increase our rate and depth of breathing when our body needs more oxygen to be delivered to the tissues. This happens with rest or when anemia or heart failure or low oxygen environment produces a supply deficit. Shortness of breath is the sensation of working to breath in enough air to satisfy the body's demand for oxygen. ...Read more
Consider a doc visit: This may be a sign of your heart not pumping as well as normal, a cxr may be ordered and he will check your neck veins and oxegen level. ...Read more
Many things: Shortness of breath needs to be evaluated by your physician. It can be due to heart problems, lung problems (smoking related, asthma, etc), deconditioning, irregular heart rhythms, vocal cord or upper airway problems. See your doctor, ask if getting a stress test is appropriate due to your age. This is not something one should sit on. ...Read more
Short of breath: Go see a doctor and get evaluated...... ...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
Normal or not?: Since everybody becomes short of breath with exertion, it should first be determined if this is normal. Valvular and congenital heart disease, and various non-asthmatic lung diseases cause pathological breathlessness. Specific cardiac examples include: rheumatic heart disease (mitral stenosis), dilated or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and a large variety of congenital defects. ...Read more
Yes any shortness of breath should be a concern and needs to be checked by your doctor
shorness of breath can be from pulmonary conditions like asthma;copd and others. Or heart conditions and may be due to others like anemia
so get it checked to find the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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