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Is there accupressure treatment for enlarged heart valve with breathing difficulty?

Is there accupressure treatment for enlarged heart valve with breathing difficulty?

Stress/calm/balance: Although you can use acupressure to help calm yourself -it is not a treatment for this condition. ...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


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No matter how, many home nebulizer treatments I do or doses off my rescue inhaler i still have had breathing difficulty last week, ER or my internist?

No matter how, many home nebulizer treatments I do or doses off my rescue inhaler i still have had breathing difficulty last week, ER or my internist?

ER: It sounds like the Er is the safest place for you. When your usual medications and rescue medications don't work, you need a close evaluation of your oxygen levels as well as a look at blood work and your lungs. You may need intravenous medicines as well. Most doctors offices are not equipped for this and if you are seriously ill the ER is the best place. ...Read more

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Bp normal & GP is confident my breathing difficulty is due to anxiety and doesn't think I need any more tests. (had lots of anxiety this year) true?

Bp normal & GP is confident my breathing difficulty is due to anxiety and doesn't think I need any more tests. (had lots of anxiety this year) true?

Most likely : But some short and relatively cheap tests are in order if ur symptoms remain; and anxiety should be the last "rule-in" as the diagnostic choice. Would start with simple Chest X-ray and Pulmonary Function Test. Good luck ...Read more

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I have breathing difficulty from anxiety help?

I have breathing difficulty from anxiety help?

Breathing: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more

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Breathing difficulty from anxiety, what to do?

Get professional : Help. Breathing can be impacted by anxiety ; especially by panic disorder. Try this simple breathing relaxation exercise. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if needed. Anxiety disorders are definitely treatable! ...Read more

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What conditions involve chest tighness and breathing difficulty?

What conditions involve chest tighness and breathing difficulty?

See your doctor: Chest pain and tightness should not be taken lightly, as it could be a sign of severe heart issues. This should be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Breathing difficulty after bending over, should I be concerned?

Sometimes: Abdominal contents are squished by bending, that pushes over the diaphragm giving you that sensation. ...Read more

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Coughing leads to breathing difficulty, what is it or what could it be?

Coughing leads to breathing difficulty, what is it or what could it be?

Possibilities...: It is possible that your cough is due to bronchospasm, which is also causing you to be short of breath. There are many possible causes of bronchospasm. You need to see a doctor asap because shortness of breath can be life-threatening. Bronchospasm is very treatable but you may need tests to determine the cause of the bronchospasm, if present. If you smoke, you need to quit today! ...Read more

Dr. Govind Sharma
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Breathing Difficulty (Definition)

Breathing difficulty can be caused by problems anywhere within the airways, from the bottom of the lungs to problems at ...Read more