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When Running Lungs Cant Take Deep Breaths
Constant(24/7) perceived breathing problems, no actual shortage of oxygen, cant take deep breaths back n chest feel tight . Is anxiety likely t blame?
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See doc first to rule out medical condition ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Age 35.Chest pain below breast and goes to the back only felt while moving. Cant take deep breaths, no pain while deep breathing. Above prob since 3 months.Chestctscan normal.
I find myself having to take deep breaths filling my lungs with air.Is there something wrong. Will taking these deep breaths damage anything?
Deep breathing ok: It is not uncommon for a person to intermittently take a deep breath or sigh; it is basically a form of air exchange to keep the small lung airways open and is not harmful to the lungs. If however, a person feels unable to take a deep breath, a doctor can review the history, consider chest x-ray and perform other tests as needed. ...Read more
I've had a sudden shortness of breath for the past few days. I have take deep breaths but I feel like the air doesn't reach my lungs. Causes?
Many causes: check with your PCP. if no cause is found and symptoms persist think about allergy and treat the cause. To learn how treat the cause visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more
23F, sudden need to take deep breaths, comes and goes, heart tests all fine, lungs seem in order too. What else could it be?
22 yr old female, I smoke 1.5-2 packs of cigarettes a day. When I smoke too many cigarettes at once, my lungs hurt and can't take deep breaths?
so im not out of breath but i keep trying to take deep breaths. Pscholgist said its 100% anxiety doc listened to lungs about 2 weeks ago said clear?
Breathing & Anxiety: Lungs are clear; that's a very good sign and probably why the psychologist says it's 100% anxiety. The trick with the breathing is perhaps you're TRYING TOO HARD. It's like saying, "Damn it, would you relax!" You can't TRY to relax. I come from a biofeedback background. There are 3 parts: 1) breathing "the belly breath", 2) 5-7 breaths per min, and 3) in a "relaxed way." Slow and easy... ...Read more
I am experiencing cough (worsened by: in the evening, at night and pain just down my right collarbone whenever I take deep breaths. I was diagnosized with bronchitis but my question is, it is common to feel pain on the upper side of one lung?
Sometimes: The lung itself can't feel pain. But the outer lining of the lung can, and if there is inflammation of the lung that involves the outer edge, then pain will be felt. In addition, pain to the shoulders or collar bone can be referred from the diaphragm, which may be irritated from the coughing or inflammation near the diaphragm. If it persists, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
If a person had lung cancer, they couldn't feel the tumor when they take deep breaths, could they?
Usually not: Most lung cancers start in the interior tissue of the lung where there are no pain nerves. If the tumor, or its metastases, involve the outer lining of the lung(where there are pain nerves) , one can then feel pain on breathing. Other medical problems (like pleurisy) can also cause pain on breathing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's causes breathlessness when eating? I have to take deep breaths of air. Feels like my lungs can't fill with enough air. Had chest X-ray clear.
You also need: lung function tests, shortness of breath while eating is not normal ...Read more
Sharp shooting pain in chest. possibly rib cage or lungs. hurts when I yawn breathe or take deep breaths. im 16 yearold female. hiked a mile yesterday?
Be seen: Although it would be unusual in an otherwise healthy female, anyone.with chest pain with respiration should be seen and evaluated to ensure there is not underlying cause that is potentially dangerous such as a pulmonary embolus or spontaneous pneumothorax. Sgain, not common, but you should consider being seen. ...Read more
Hello I have asthma and am having pain in my lung and am having trouble breathing my chest hurts when I take deep breaths .Should I go to the doc?
Is this asthma or axity?All day long I feel a restriction in left lung and need to take deep breaths every five min. But when I sleep I am fine when I wake up its not there til I get moving when I go outside its worse. Hyperhyriod I was diagnosed
A # of issues: Hypertthyroid=inc anxiety=breathing restrictions inc anxiety by itself=breathing problems anxiety=inc asthma=inc anxiety=breathing problems inc asthma=increased breathing problems=anxiety=inc breathing problems the fact that it remits when you sleep favors inc anxiety as cause, but would have my thyroid and asthma eval medically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Top of left shoulder and muscles that connect to clavicle hurt when i take deep breaths. Slight elbow pain as well. Lung cancer? Muscular?
Pain : Likely musculoskeletal, get an x-ray first.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wezzy lung mild cough runny nose yellow in color no fever feel fine..Why lung wezzing when i take deep breaths?
Restrictive Airways: Is the term that comes to mind. "wheezing" is the sound created when air moves through narrowed breathing passages or tubes. Because there may be differing causes for the condition you describe, it's best, ultimately, to find out why. Allergy, infection, asthma, smoking-related constriction are possibilities. A mild URI may also lead to intermittent wheezing which is self-limited and not serious. ...Read more
Pain in manubrium part of chest happened when golfing. Any ideas? Hurts when I take deep breaths or push on the area.
Musculoskeletal: Based on the types of movements in golf you may have dislocated a rib posteriorly or anterior where it attaches to the sternum. The other possibility is that you may have torn some muscle or tendon fibers where the pectoralis muscles are attached to the sternum. An adjustment with chiropractor may help and avoiding the offending movement will allow time to heal. ...Read more
I get pains in my lower chest on the left side when i wake up or haven't moved for prolonged periods of time. Hurts to take deep breaths or stretch.
Costochondritis: Chest wall pain that occurs with movement or deep breathing in someone young & otherwise healthy are often due to inflamation of the ribs or strained muscles adjacent to the ribs. This is often improved over time with rest and possibly anti inflammatory medications prescribed to be taken by mouth or topically as a cream/gel rubbed on the affected area. Still it needs eval by a dr t. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My chest has felt heavy all day and every few hours i get a slight pain in the area of my heart. I can't take deep breaths, instead it's just a normal?
Should i pratice basketball pratice tomorrow? I think i brusied my sternum because my bother impacted me in the chest on accident and it hurts when i take deep breaths and i don't know if I should go to pratice because of the deep breaths when you practic
Respiratory CP: Chest pain with deep breathing is often called pleuritic pain. When the covering of the lung, the pleura, is inflamed this type of pain is produced. Similar can be associated with inflammation of the pericardium. Scarring in the pleura can also do this. Intercostal muscle inflammation can also have breathing related chest pain and a few other conditions. ...Read more
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