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Why do I have trouble breathing when windows open? Isnt fresh air good?

Why do I have trouble breathing when windows open? Isnt fresh air good?

Reactive airways: Some people have sensitive lungs. Asthma can be subtle and people get used to breathing a little less, more and more, so check with your doctor if this issue persists. ...Read more

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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I have trouble sleeping. Earily in the mornings I have trouble breathing. I wake up out of a good sleep gasping for air,what could this be. ?

I have trouble sleeping. Earily in the mornings I have trouble breathing. I wake up out of a good sleep gasping for air,what could this be. ?

Please see your: physician for further assessment? Do you snore? Are you overweight? Dose anyone note that you stop breathing when asleep. Recommend that you have a sleeping disorder ruled out. ...Read more

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How to make breathing better in chf patient with flash lungs eddma? Sleep on elevated bed but sometimes gasp for air 90 spo2. Can't open windows for air in cold weather, home remedies to get more oxygen? Is the underlying cause renin/kidney issue?

How to make breathing better in chf patient with flash lungs eddma? Sleep on elevated bed but sometimes gasp for air 90 spo2. Can't open windows for air in cold weather, home remedies to get more oxygen? Is the underlying cause renin/kidney issue?

Ask your doctor for: You should be under the care of a Cardiologist so that your medications for CHF can be adjusted to keep your body free from any fluid retention. You may also benefit from bringing home an Oxygen cylinder which your doctor can order and his nurse or social worker can organize its home delivery. There is no other source of getting oxygen at home if and when you needed it urgently. ...Read more

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I have trouble breathing, i feel like I have to work harder than I should just to get air. I asked my doctor about it but she said I should be fine..?

I have trouble breathing, i feel like I have to work harder than I should just to get air. I asked my doctor about it but she said I should be fine..?

Trust your doctor: . . . But, if you haven't already done this, ask for an explanation of your symptom/experience. Sometimes people become worried about the functioning of their bodies. This worry can lead to a change in their breathing. This change in the breathing can lead to a sensation of a shortness of breath or smothering. This shortness of breath can lead to more worry. And the panic cycle begins. Ask. ...Read more

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I keep feeling air bubbles in ribs and chest breaking up constantly feels uncomfortable and sometimes I have trouble breathing?

I keep feeling air bubbles in ribs and chest breaking up constantly feels uncomfortable and sometimes I have trouble breathing?

Go to the ER: From your description, i would worry that you have subcutaneous emphysema which suggests a spontaneous pneumothorax. Medical mumbo-jumbo but potentially serious. Go to the er for a chest x-ray as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Good day I have difficulty breathing after i wake up from sleep ?

Good day I have difficulty breathing after i wake up from sleep ?

Difficulty breathing: Upon waking up- what do you mean by that ? Need more information . How long has this been going on? Difficulty as in very stuffy or cannot breathe at all ? Any chest discomfort? Do you have any respiratory conditions? Asthma on meds ? ...Read more

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Difficulty Breathing (Definition)

Chest dyspnea is a feeling of being short of breath, a feeling of not being able to fully expand the chest wall, such as due to pain after a ...Read more