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... body works, are extremely complicated. That is why most doctors, when they can't figure out an accurate diagnosis, will tell their patients that it is stress or anxiety that causes their patient's health problems. Doctors hate to give a blank stare when the patient is looking for help. ... (5 replies)
... the symptoms. You don't say how long you've been on them so I can't gauge that. You could ask for a rescue inhaler, ventolin or ProAir HFA, to use when you get shortness of breath. If it helps, fine. If not, then it's definitely either the reflux or the anxiety as it won't do any good for those causes. ... (13 replies)
... To me, it's very unlikely that it's caused by anxiety, unless you suffered from something traumatic a few days ago to bring your anxiety levels up higher than normal. ... (2 replies)

... I just had my second child 15 mos ago at the age of 42. I am 43 now and also have a 2.5 yr old son. I know that in and of itself that is tiring but I'm wondering if it's something more. I never feel rested. Actually I'm downright exhausted all the time. ... (3 replies)
... I've been hyperventilating for 4 years, having the usual symptoms of not being able to take a full breath, yawning all day long, dizzinessa and lots of anxiety. ... (3 replies)
... It sounds as if you have done everything right and are still short of breath. It is important that you find a physician who will carefully listen to every single word you say as there may be a clue that every one else has missed. ... (3 replies)
... Have you thought of hyperventilation, perhaps chronic hyperventilation syndrome? ... (3 replies)
... The problem is probably not with your stress or lack of stress, it is with the doctor. ... (13 replies)
... may be stress but that is difficult to reconcile with my lifestyle. I have very little stress in my life, eat well, sleep well, and emotionally fairly happy. If anxiety exists, it must be something subconscious, perhaps cause by something out of balance in my body. ... (13 replies)
... There are over 100 different chemicals in cigarette smoke, any of which could be causing you asthma problems. ... (14 replies)
... she is 85 years old, smoked until mid 70's and had a third of her right lung removed in 2005 due to lung cancer. ... (2 replies)
... For 10 years three internists and 2 cardiologists could not find the cause of my breathing problem. Finally my dermatologist sent me to a hypertension specialist at a well known medical center and he recognized the problem immediately. ... (3 replies)
... professionals tell me, just try to understand better. I have my appointment wiht the stop smoking therapist, I made a special therapy appt elsewhere to discuss anxiety and how it causes me to smoke more, I have gone and priced nicotine gum, Ive been on smoking cessation websites. ... (7 replies)
... In late july i began to feel very weak, and over a period of a few days i was also having difficulty expanding my lungs, although i had no pain at this point. ... (1 replies)
... I currently can't go to the doctor because my Medicaid is not approved yet. So I'll let you guys know what's going on. I've had a constant shortness of breath along with wheezing for the past few months. ... (3 replies)
... related symptoms, such as shortness of breath and difficulty yawning. ... (20 replies)
... I happened on this thread just today and am astounded at how identical many of your symptoms are to mine! I have been suffering from shortness of breath for about 5 years. I have been treated for asthma, but to no avail. ... (19 replies)
End stage copd
Oct 25, 2005
... First of all let me start you off with a little ray of hope. ... (5 replies)
... This story starts well before Christmas when I was walking with another teacher in the halls of our local High School. ... (2 replies)
... It's really starting to sound like an anxiety problem, which can aggravate your asthma also. Have they ever given you something like Ativan when you go in 2 the ER? ... (3 replies)

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