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Can someone explain why I have difficulty breathing when bounding up the stairs?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Depends on # things

Your age, diseases that you have, medicines on, weight/height (body mass index or bmi) all would be needed to know to come to some answer. Most important is if there is a change in your ability to bound up the stairs; is this an acitivity you do regularly, are you in good condition generally from regular excercising? Get yourself a good check-up, discuss everything, the good doc will answer.

In brief: Depends on # things

Your age, diseases that you have, medicines on, weight/height (body mass index or bmi) all would be needed to know to come to some answer. Most important is if there is a change in your ability to bound up the stairs; is this an acitivity you do regularly, are you in good condition generally from regular excercising? Get yourself a good check-up, discuss everything, the good doc will answer.
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