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Doctor insights on: Thyroid Problems And Rapid, Shallow Breathing

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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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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Shallow Breathing (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Is my shallow breathing pattern due to anxiety?

Could be: If you are able to take big deep breaths at other times the answer is very likely yes. ...Read more

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Can shallow breathing be a symptom of dehydration?

Can shallow breathing be a symptom of dehydration?

Shallow breathing: Shallow fast breathing can occur in a number of pathological states. If a person is severely dehydrated and develops acid build up in the blood stream and possibly shock, then the patient might have this type of breathing. This is not typical of most cases of mild dehydration. ...Read more

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What can I do if my toddler has chronic shallow breathing?

What can I do if my toddler has chronic shallow breathing?

Chronic shallow : Breathing needs to be evaluated by your pediatrician to get the best treatment plan . Hard to say without more details of his condition. ...Read more

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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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My toddler has chronic shallow breathing. Should I be concerned?

My toddler has chronic shallow breathing. Should I be concerned?

Shallow breathing: Please have your toddler checked out by his Physician maybe he has Asthma if so it is treatable ...Read more

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How long does shallow breathing associated with intussusception last?

May not be related: Shallow breathing is typically not associated with intussusception. Sometimes children with intussusception can have lethargy. After successful reduction, lethargy should improve quickly. ...Read more

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Is shallow breathing normal for a 6 month old, adjusted age 4 3/4 month adjusted?

Is shallow breathing normal for a 6 month old, adjusted age 4 3/4 month adjusted?

Maybe: Depends on what you mean by shallow breathing. Episodes of breathing fast.. Then slow... Then fast ( periodic breathing) can be normal if there is no cough or respiratory distress. I would have his pediatrician look at him. ...Read more

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Pain in left side chest comes and go 20 30 times a day. is it too shallow breathing?

Pain in left side chest comes and go 20 30 times a day. is it too shallow breathing?

No: If the pain comes with breathing it may be from muscle spasm or lung disease. If you pulled a muscle recently it may cause sharp pain with breathing lasting for seconds. If you feel sick, has fever and cough, you may have pneumonia. If your breathing is shallow it may due to the pain. If you are short of breath, see a doctor. ...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


Dr. Andrew Berry
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more