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Why Do I Get Slightly Out Of Breath With Household Chores
Whooping cough.: Having trouble catching your breath after coughing a lot is common. But if you cough so much you can't stop to breath, one possibility is whooping cough, also known as pertussis. This is an infection, it is very contagious, it causes coughing fits, and is treatable if the right diagnosis is made. It can last for months without treatment. See a doctor and say "Could I have whooping cough?" Best... ...Read more
Why is it when I start coughing I can't stop and it makes me get sick also I can't seem to catch my breath? Its really scary
Several things: Could be asthma. You could be having an asthma attack even if you've never been diagnosed with asthma before. It could also be gerd, which can happen "silently" without heart burn. The stomach acid can drain down your airway into your lungs, causing asthma-like symptoms like you described. If you have had a recent cold, this could be bronchitis. Lots of possibilities. See your doc right away. ...Read more
I started exercising after a long time and had hard time. Does it get easier with time where i wont lose my breath as much. Thank you.
Get checked: Before participating in any new exercise regimen see your doctor to check your heart and lungs. The concern is you stated you haven't exercised in a long time and sometimes your body will be shocked at this new regimen. Please see your doctor when you can to get clearance. Good luck ...Read more
For 6 months i've been having many health problems and sometimes i get so overwhelmed that i feel like i can't breath what should I do calm my self?
Think positive ideas: Talk back to your anxious thoughts, such as i'll never get better, and say to your self that you are getting treatment for your problems, and should do fine. ...Read more
I have this need to deep breath constantly, and it feels like I can't get enough air. It's been like this for over a month. It's very annoying. Help!
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIA ...Read more
Chronic bad breath can come from periodontal (gum) disease, poor oral hygiene, rampant unrestored decay, diet, mouth/tonsil infections, sinus infections with post-nasal drip, acid reflux, systemic infections.
If you have no dental or oral infections and no systemic infections, then correct brushing and flossing, and brushing your tongue will help the most. Also may need to change diet. ...Read more
Muscles: Breathing is a muscular activity, just like walking up stairs is. But breathing is different b/c how hard you do it varies with oxygen demand. As your muscles work harder, their oxygen needs increases & your lungs have to keep up by moving more air. Now, having said this, if you feel like this is much worse than normal, you may want to get checked out for asthma and anemia. ...Read more
Oral hygiene: Brush your teeth and tongue, and floss daily. See your dentist regularly. Avoid foods like onions and garlic. ...Read more
See a doctor: It may be that you are very out of shape but it isnt normal for a 25 year old to tire easily and get short of breath. You should see a doctor for a check up. ...Read more
Time to see a doctor: A person with difficulty breathing needs to see her doctor right away, or be seen in the E.R. Right away. Possible causes include spontaneous pneumothorax, asthma, heart attack, pleurisy (inflammation of the lining inside the chest), fluid in the lungs, pneumonia, myocarditis, etc.... ...Read more
Not really: Breathing should be effortless unless you have a medical condition that limits it. Could be cardiac, pulmonary or emotional. See your family doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Hello. : Hello. For the reflux, consider raising the head of your bed or adding firm pillows when you go to bed. Recommend deep breathing exercises. 1. Take a deep breath in slowly through your nostrils. 2.Raise your arms above your head to allow you take in more air. 3. Hold for a five count. 4. Exhale slowly through your mouth. Do this 12 times. Do this when you find yourself getting stressed. Consider seeing a therapist for more assistance. Take care. ...Read more
If i hear any shocking news i vl get tense and its hard for breath some times. What is da reasons?
Normal: This is what happens when a human hears shocking news. ...Read more
I was exposed to asbestos in july..Sometimes can't get a good deep breath.. Does this mean i'm getting sick?
More info needed: Exposed, but how? And how much? And for how long? Were you wearing a mask? Did you touch the asbestos? You should be examined by a local physician regarding your symptoms.. They can be caused by many other ailments, so it's important that it is diagnosed properly. ...Read more
After how many seconds it starts to get dangerous when a baby chokes and can't breath.. What to do in such a case?
Well lately I have been getting mad because of my personal problems. When I get mad I shake bad and a lot and I breath hard. Why?
Adrenaline (epi): We release certain chemicals such as epinephrine and nor-epinephrine when we get mad or even experience "fear" of a situation. these chemicals are responsible for increased heart rate, muscle tension,pupils dilating, etc. and all the responses for getting you ready to "fight." This is not uncommon. You may have a mild anxiety issue as well. If problematic, see your Dr. ...Read more
What would be cause of not feeling satisfied after taking a deep breath, like I can't get enough air? Occurs very frequently while in bed.
Check heart function: Hint here is symptoms are occurring while in bed. Does it happen after lying down. Get echo, getchecked for underlying heart failure, Any lower extremities swelling? Can you lie flat in the bed with only one pillow or do you face difficulty in bathing. If the answer is YES to those questions get cardiac ECHO. also chest X-ray and serum BNP (beta naturitic peptides ) levels to rule out heart failu ...Read more
I can't get in a full breath and its been happening for a week now I don't know if it has to do with my weights or improper breathing? Thanks
Need an evaluation: see a doctor to do a work up to determine the problem ...Read more
I have been having trouble getting a full breath. It will be just fine for awhile then i'm huffing and puffing trying to get a breath? Why is this?
Hi every july- sept.I have the some symptoms cannot breath very well and all body look like cellulite but with pain when you touch and get pointr?
See allergist: It sounds as if you may be experiencing some form of seasonal allergies or sensitivities. I would discus with an allergist. ...Read more
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