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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


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Im a trainer & lately I am experiencing shortness of breath when i talk for say more 2hrs. Its like am catching my breath then feel a bit weak. Help?

Im a trainer & lately I am experiencing shortness of breath when i talk for say more 2hrs. Its like am catching my breath then feel a bit weak. Help?

talk more than 2 hr: Perhaps you are experiencing some hypoglycemic episodes from not eating properly or from anxiety. Be sure to eat every few hours with a good protein meal and eat a snack just before talking. Try meditation for any anxiety. ...Read more

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Gerd for 5yr. Shortness of breath when trying to sing or talk long sentences etc., but not when exercising. Ideas?

Gerd for 5yr. Shortness of breath when trying to sing or talk long sentences etc., but not when exercising. Ideas?

Possibilities: Could be asthma triggered by reflux. Could be cardiac. Could simply be deconditioning. It may be worthwhile to be checked out by your doctor ...Read more

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Whenever i yell or talk for too long i find that I have a shortness of breath. It feels like something is blocking my airways/breathing. Asthma?

Whenever i yell or talk for too long i find that I have a shortness of breath. It feels like something is blocking my airways/breathing. Asthma?

Possible: Asthma causes shortnes of breath, cough, and musical wheezing during exhalation which the doctor may hear on examination even if you dont hear it. It is very treatable. If you feel it on talking it probably is slowing you down in other ways so why not get examined by your doc or school nurse? ...Read more

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I had a cardiac ablation done 5 days ago...it went with no complications..however after the procedure i have constant shortness of breath when I talk?

I had a cardiac ablation done 5 days ago...it went with no complications..however after the procedure i have constant shortness of breath when I talk?

See your doctor!: Complications from cardiac ablation are rare but can include blood clots forming in the legs or lungs. This is called a PE, and could cause shortness of breath. It's also possible (depending on the approach used) to have a partial lung collapse. See your doctor to rule out any serious problem causing your shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I have heart palpitations and shortness of breath when oi talk or walk up stairs. I'm a 130lb female. What could this be?

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