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I'm having difficulty breathing during exercise, what do you think I should do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: I think you should

Have this medically evaluated.

In brief: I think you should

Have this medically evaluated.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Evaluation

There are many causes of dyspnea with exercise.
Common causes: #1) poor fitness: if you are out of shape, it's hard to keep up with your body's oxygen needs, #2) expertise-induced asthma: this is common, and can be diagnosed with history, exam, pfts, and maybe an exercise test, 3#) heart disease (this would not be common in a 32 yo.) start with your primary care doctor. Good luck.

In brief: Evaluation

There are many causes of dyspnea with exercise.
Common causes: #1) poor fitness: if you are out of shape, it's hard to keep up with your body's oxygen needs, #2) expertise-induced asthma: this is common, and can be diagnosed with history, exam, pfts, and maybe an exercise test, 3#) heart disease (this would not be common in a 32 yo.) start with your primary care doctor. Good luck.
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