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When I speak I hold my breathe also I noticed I lose my breathe quick why is that ?

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Dr. K. Olson
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Breath holding

There are many potential causes including: anxiety, orthostatic intolerance, medications, asthma, underlying pulmonary or heart disease.
In response to stress we all have different bodily manifestations from stomach upset, insomnia, headaches and pain. Breathing retraining, biofeedback, yoga, and mindful meditation would likely help.

In brief: Breath holding

There are many potential causes including: anxiety, orthostatic intolerance, medications, asthma, underlying pulmonary or heart disease.
In response to stress we all have different bodily manifestations from stomach upset, insomnia, headaches and pain. Breathing retraining, biofeedback, yoga, and mindful meditation would likely help.
Dr. K. Olson
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Dr. Kira Stein
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many possibilities

It may be anxiety, but you should have non-psychiatric medical problems such as allergies, asthma, an infection, congestive heart disease, etc ruled out first by seeing your medical doctor soon for an appointment.
If it is anxiety, your doctor can recommend a therapist or a psychiatrist to help. Smoking marijuana or cigarettes, of course, would make things worse.

In brief: Many possibilities

It may be anxiety, but you should have non-psychiatric medical problems such as allergies, asthma, an infection, congestive heart disease, etc ruled out first by seeing your medical doctor soon for an appointment.
If it is anxiety, your doctor can recommend a therapist or a psychiatrist to help. Smoking marijuana or cigarettes, of course, would make things worse.
Dr. Kira Stein
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