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Shortness Of Breath After Walking Up Stairs
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.?
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
I felt shortness of breath walking up some stairs yesterday and today but I didn't feel it when I was jogging today...Could it be my anxiety?
I have hyperension and am on medication for 6 months. I have been having shortness of breath for 2 weeks now after a short walk or climbing stairs.
See your: Physician as these exertional symptoms need further evaluation. ...Read more
I'm a 44 year old woman and I have been experiencing shortness of breath, racing heart and shortness of breath when I walk up the stairs.
If I try to walk down stairs, my legs get wobbly and shaky, sometimes shortness of breath. Also am very shaky especially in the morning. & chest pain?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have problems with shortness of breath even with small task as walking up 1 flight of stairs. I'm 35 and my heart is ok. I have acid reflux. Help! :)?
Need more info: Your physical characteristics may play a role. Some questions you need to consider are the situations when this occurs. Is this whenever you are moving, or intermittent? Is it at certain times, like right after a full moon? It sounds like you have seen a doctor since you had a cardiac work up and know you have reflux. You could be anemic, but unlikely for a werewolf. More history please. ...Read more
Almost passout, ringing in ears, pressure in head, pulse in back of head, shortness of breath....all upon standing up or walking up stairs.
Ear head pressure: These symptoms are significant and may be from severe illness. You should call your doctor to be seen asap. If you cannot reach your doctor then consider walk in clinci or ER. ...Read more
I have heart palpitations and shortness of breath when oi talk or walk up stairs. I'm a 130lb female. What could this be?
May be nl or not: You need to wear a 24 hour monitor (holter) to see what your heart is doing when you're having your symptoms to see what it could be. ...Read more
I have been coughing with a rambling sound in my throat, shortness of breath with small amounts of exercise such as walking up my stairs. Need er?
Ever since I had a coronary heart vessel stent put in Feb '14 I have had notable shortness of breath when walking, going up stairs, singing. Related??
You need an evaluation by your Cardiologist sooner than later. Make an appointment today. If symptoms are increasing in intensity go to the nearest ER.
It may be as simple as a medication adjustment.
It may be as serious as a stent thrombosis or other complications. I noticed that you did not mention any antiplatelet medications or other heart medications.
Go to Doctor today! ...Read more
Can Allegra (fexofenadine) cause shortness of breath only when walking up the stairs? Last month I had a normal chest X-ray, Ekg, and blood work up.
Does dizziness and shortness of breath mean I have heart disease? I am 57 and have been getting dizzy spells, shortness of breath when I climb stairs or walk for very long, and sometimes my heart feel like it is pounding or racing. I'm otherwise healthy.
It: It doesn't mean you have heart disease there can be many factors. This is a very general and common question and the only way to know if you have heart disease is to be evaluated by a cardiologist. ...Read more
Severe shortness of breath after walking quickly for about 3 minutes. Have had stress tests, xrays, crt, bloodwork. Everything normal.
I have had brief chest pain in the center today and shortness of breath after walking for 15 min. Ekg was fine. Should I get further eval?
Why am I experiencing shortness of breath just walking around the block today, when I don't have problems before?
Exercise dyspnea: Shortness of breath could be a symptom of many diseases. Exercise could worsen shortness of breath in many heart or lung conditions. If you walk uphills or upstairs and your shortness of breath is getting worse, I would suggest you to have the heart and lungs tests with your doctor. If you feel good during your exercises, but have shortness of breath when you walk, it could be anxiety. ...Read more
My BP yesterday was 92/59. I also get short of breath easy. Especially walking up my stairs. Is that a problem?
Shortness of breath: The BP reading you gave needs to be tracked, this could be your normal. It may or may not be related to shortness of breath that needs to be examined and evaluated, it can be from asthma, cardiac issues or plain unfitness. See your doctor if this is a new pattern for you. ...Read more
I have shortness of breath everytime I walk or do something it makes it hard for me to breath. I am 74 years old.
Visit MD immediately: Your medical problem can be due to a cardiovascular emergency. I wouldn’t postpone making appointment with your Doctor. Good Luck. ...Read more
Get out of breath very easily (minor exertion, walking up stairs etc - breathlessness lasts for minutes!), what to do?
Shortness of breath: It is not normal for a 41 year old. It could be from heart problem or lung problem. Please consult your physician for appropriate work-up. ...Read more
Hi I am a 26 year old female experiencing shortness of breath (If I have conversations or walk) and I have been getting hot (comes and goes daily).
Check up: There are multiple potential causes. A good medical check up would probably be a good start. ...Read more
What can cause shortness of breath and slight dizziness after walking up a hill and lasting for about 30 minutes after that?
As I stand and walk around house, feel like I'm speed walking. Mild shortness of breath, but can catch it by stopping or sitting. Hr 110-130 standing?
What's up?: Something's up! You need to be seen and evaluated. There are too numerous to count possibilities. ...Read more
I don't have chest pain no shortness of breath just if I walk a little my heartbeat vey fast and hard. I just gotten over a p e going on 4 months?
You need to be reche: You should check with your doctor. With your history of pe and rapid heart beat on walking need to be reevaluated, you need an ekg, mau be blood test and may be other tests if needed to find out what is wrong with you. ...Read more
Today, while walking, I experienced shortness of breath on climbing a hill and then coughing for several hours. I had deep burning in my chest.?
Heart!!: While there are many different possible causes of your symptoms, the increase with exertion is concerning for heart pain. Get seen asap to rule out the possibility that you are about to have a heart attack. If you are having pain right now go to the er or call for an ambulance. Once you have proved that your heart is ok u can look for other causes such as asthma, or just being out of shape. ...Read more
When I bend over I feel everything rushes to my head n when I walk lile 10-20 feet I get shortness of breath for a short time?
Whenever I walk first or climb the staircase, I easily get tired and feeling shortness of breath and chest pain. What is happening to me?
I had laproscopic cholecystectomy on 11-9-17 I am having shortness of breath since surgery upon walking around even slowly. Is this normal?
Consult Your Surgeon ASAP
One worries about a PE post op ...Read more
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