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Slow Or Irregular Breathing
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
"Always"?: How long is "always"? The longer this has been true, without the generation of solid evidence of abnormality, the more probable it is due to stress. However, if it is new a brain stem lesion could produce it (would be a rare answer). CT scan of what? What result? MRI is better than CT for looking at brain structure when dealing with chronic problems. ...Read more
I have occasional irregular breathing for a week now. When i inhale my body inhales more air than the normal pattern. This happens 1 in 90 inhales.
My heart has soft pain and I've and irregular breathing that causes me to have to breath manually.. and also I'm 17 and never takenmeds and anxious:(
My 3 days baby has irregular breathing pattern she experienced single episode of bluish lips for 10 min then disappear is this normal?
Could Be: Increased heart rate and difficulty breathing can be physical symptoms of a panic attack. It would be a good idea to have these symptoms evaluated by your regular physician if you have not already done so. If there appears to be no clear problem related to your lungs or heart, the the likelihood of panic attacks becomes even more likely. ...Read more
My 3 year old daughter has irregular breathing and foaming at the mouth, what are the causes of this?
See doctor: for a thorough examination and history. There is no way to diagnose the vague symptoms over the internet, ...Read more
Healthy 18 yr old male blackout sweating dizziness in congested places it has happened only twice.I was anxious with irregular breathing.Please help.
It seems more: Psychological problem that you have. You had fear with crowded places, and you develop panic during that time. It is best you see your doctor and be referred to the proper specialist for your problem. Until then when you feel it coming, a slow deep breath is what you can do. Count while breathing to take your mind off the fear. I wish you the best. ...Read more