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I'm having shortness of breath but only when I think about it, and I have to yawn a lot. No other symptoms but I do have a heart murmur. Related?

Unlikely. Symptoms of shortness of breath when you think about it, and need for yawning is unlikely to be a significant problem. I would focus upon good rest and exercise and reassess. Heart murmurs are wide and varied, and if related to shortness of breath is usually activity related. If you do have activity related shortness of breath , then you should have this reviewed with a cardiologist. Read more...

I was diagnosed with a heart murmur. I sometimes get shortness of breath, but is there anything I should do, be aware of, or can do to help it? Thankyou!

Heart murmur. There are many kinds of heart murmurs. Most are harmless, but some indicate significant problems. It isn't possible to answer your question without detailed information. Check with your docotr; she can advise you or, if necessary, refer you to a cardiologist. Read more...

Could my hital hernia cause shortness of breath when eating. If so is it dangerous. If not could it be my mvp with heart murmur Help??

Shortness of breath. Shortness of breath can be caused by lots of things, from asthma to anxiety. Histal hernia generally won't cause it. Nor will mitral valve prolapse. However the anxiety that sometimes goes along with the mitral valve prolapse diagnosis could. Have you had allergies or asthma? Do you only get short of breath under stress or with exercise? If you are anxious, please get a therapist to speak with! . Read more...
Hiatal hernia. When you eat your stomach becomes more full and if more of your stomach is in the chest (this is what a hiatal hernia is) then it takes up space that could be used for breathing otherwise. People with hiatal hernias also frequently have acid reflux disease as well and this can affect breathing. This is unlikely to have anything to do with your MVP or heart murmur. Read more...