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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
35 doctors shared insights

Shallow Breathing (Overview)

Shallow breathing is the opposite of deep breathing. Tachypnea is the medical term that to describe breathing if it is too fast, particularly if one has rapid, shallow breathing due to an associated lung disease or other medical condition.


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
35 doctors shared insights

Shallow Breathing (Overview)

Shallow breathing is the opposite of deep breathing. Tachypnea is the medical term that to describe breathing if it is too fast, particularly if one has rapid, shallow breathing due to an associated lung disease or other medical condition.


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What homeopathic way(s) can I treat my shallow breathing?

What homeopathic way(s)  can I treat my shallow  breathing?

Many options: First, do you really mean homeopathic? Homeopathy is a specific system of healing & many confuse it with holistic or herbal medicine. Homeopathy is highly indidualized- 10 people with shallow breathing will probably need 10 different medicines- so you need to see a homeopath! i also advise breathing exercises- see the tao of natural breathing by dennis lewis. See my comment below:. ...Read more

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Shallow breathing and difficulty exhaling?

Shallow breathing and difficulty exhaling?

Hmmm: I would recommend an er evaluation if you can't get into your doctor. You may have cardiac issues that require immediate attention. ...Read more

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When is breathing treatment necessary?

When is breathing treatment necessary?

Recommendations: Breathing treatments can be given with intractable wheezing. They can also be used in older patients who have poor hand eye coordination and cannot manage their handheld inhalers. They are not usually more effective than metered dose inhalers (mdis). ...Read more

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How can I get rid of shallow breathing?

Exercise: Regular exercise; loss of weight, addressing any pulm parenchymal or pleural pathology like pneumonia or pleural effusion will help expand lungs better and help with shallow breathing. ...Read more

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At times when relaxing, breathing is very hard and I get sharp pains which prevent me from breathing, what could it be?

At times when relaxing, breathing is very hard and I get sharp pains which prevent me from breathing, what could it be?

Painful breathing: Could be a lot of things, like an infection, inflammation in the chest cavity (like pleuritis), musculoskeletal problems (pulled muscle or need for a chiropractor), pulmonary problems (like asthma, copd, or emphysema), cardiac problems, or even poor posture...And the list goes on! best advice is to go see your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Shallow breathing and difficulty exhaling?

Hmmm: I would recommend an er evaluation if you can't get into your doctor. You may have cardiac issues that require immediate attention. ...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