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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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How to quickly treat difficulty breathing after exercise?

How to quickly treat difficulty breathing after exercise?

Shortness of breath: Some level of shortness of breath is normal after exercise. But if it is disproportinate or dysnea on exertion is not normal. You need work-up to rule out blocks in heart arteries. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Difficulty breathing after exercise?

What is the definition or description of: Difficulty breathing after exercise?

Many causes: I assume you mean what is the cause. It could be lung problems such as asthma or heart problems to name a few. You need an examination. ...Read more

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Why do I feel chest pain and have difficulty breathing after exercise now?

Why do I feel chest pain and have difficulty breathing after exercise now?

Concerning. : Without knowing you better, it's difficult to say precisely but you should absolutely have yourself check out by your doctor. The symptoms you describe could be heart related. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing after exercise like walking up ramp?

Difficulty breathing after exercise like walking up ramp?

Get it checked out: It can be as simple as being out of shape or as difficult as asthma or as dangerous as a heart attack. Find out! ...Read more

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What causes difficulty breathing after exercise?

What causes difficulty breathing after exercise?

Catching up.: In a healthy state we consume o2 and produce more co2 during exercise. The "difficulty" breathing we feel, is the need to exhale the co2. Our respiratory drive is tied more to getting out the co2 than getting in the o2. It is an interesting question on why is the body "wired" that way. ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty breathing (severity: severe) (worsened by: after exercise) (quality: noisy) (time frame: sudden) .

I am experiencing  difficulty breathing (severity: severe) (worsened by: after exercise) (quality: noisy) (time frame: sudden) .

Breathing: Please see a physician asap since your breathing difficulty is severe. A good history and physical examination is needed for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lying flat, psychological stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: g...

I am experiencing  difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lying flat, psychological stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: g...

At your age: unless you were born with a lung or heart abnormality the symptoms you have are most likely all due to anxiety......A few simple tests (chest x ray EKG) might serve to reassure you! Speak frankly with your Primary Care Provider! Hope this is helpful BE WELL Dr Z ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lying flat, psychological stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: s...

I am experiencing  difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise, lying flat, psychological stress) (quality: slow or irregular) (time frame: s...

Question cut off: Obviously - this needs medical assessment. If no underlying medical problem - Find a quiet place. 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. ...Read more

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I am experiencing runny nose , difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise) (quality: slow o...

I am experiencing  runny nose , difficulty breathing (worsened by: after exercise) (quality: slow o...

Sounds like: Airway inflammation, affecting both upper and lower airways, triggered by exercise, you want to see your doctor for evaluation and possible need for medications on daily basis and before exercise, like nose sprays, and bronchodilator inhalers, best wishes ...Read more

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After exercise I have difficulty breathing in with stridor. I often faint after exercise. I've had this for 10 years, asthma ruled out. Any ideas?

After exercise I have difficulty breathing in with stridor. I often faint after exercise. I've had this for 10 years, asthma ruled out. Any ideas?

Exercise anaphylaxis: I agree that you should have a stress test to be certain there is no problem with your heart. The most likely diagnosis, however, is exercise-induced anaphylaxis. Stridor is due to laryngospasm - swelling around the vocal cords. Loss of consciousness could be due to that or low blood pressure. These are symptoms of life-threatening anaphylaxis. Don't exercise until you see a qualified allergist! ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of breathing problems?

What's the best treatment to get rid of breathing problems?

Depends: Treatment for breathing problems depends on the cause. Usually inhalers work best, sometimes pills are helpful sometimes injections are given. Get to the doctor, get tested or at least checked out and treated. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for shortness of breath/difficulty breathing?

Check-up: If you're having true shortness of breath and not just anxiety, then a check-up is needed to find the cause. Some causes are lung problems, heart problems, poor conditioning or anemia. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

If you are having difficulty breathing, you feel as though you are able to get enough air in, or get air out. Your oxygen ...Read more