... gs completely. Sometimes, the diaphragm doesn't move at all, and no air enters the lungs. That's why I often need to push, using my abdominal or chest muscles to get the air in. Once it's in, it has no trouble traveling through the airways, there is no obstruction at all. ... (0 replies)
... cannot get deep satisfying breath lying down. My GI Doc told me that I swallow air which then restricts my rib cage expansion. ... (1 replies)
... Chronic Hyperventilation Syndrome
Do you have the follow symptoms (not all inclusive):
"feel like breathing through a straw or get enough air"
"chest tight or hurts"
"back muscles hurt or tight"
"dizzy" (3 replies)
... I have had shortness of breath for the past 6 months and the doctors can't seem to find a cure. ... (3 replies)
... c I know when I begin to get that feeling I am just slowly hyperventilating again and take control back. It will take awhile. ... (3 replies)
... OK so I tend to breath deep often as it just feels like I should. ... (1 replies)
... ad the burning when I did. There was no burning here, just pressure so, I left. Over the next few days the pressure subsided but then I had difficulty taking a deep breath. ... (4 replies)
... I read all the previous post about having a hard time breathing and having to yawn to try and get a breath. I have the same problem. I am desparate to figure out what is wrong because it is so uncomfortable of a feeling. ... (14 replies)
... is anxiety based is because it happens every time I sit down to dinner with other people. It's that feeling of being "trapped" or "forced" into something that I cannot get out of. Inevitably I start working for that deep breath. It is so frustrating and I wish there was a way to make it stop. ... (14 replies)
... you didnt mention the reason you cant get the deep breath. ... (14 replies)
... s you plan to take in bringing this condition to the attention of the medical community. Please contact me if I can help in any way. It's my mission in life to get to the bottom of this, as it has stolen my life and career from me. ... (31 replies)
... issues as all of you. From the moment I wake up till I go to sleep I feel like I am not getting enough air in my lungs. I feel the need to yawn and sometimes I get a full breath but soon after I feel the need to take a deep breath again but it doesn't work. ... (31 replies)
... ould sometimes escalate into an anxiety attack. Now that she knows that there is no dangerous condition per se, her bouts of breathlessness and not being able to get that "deep breath" are much more manageable and tolerable. Anyway, because it's so common it might be worth getting it checked out. Good luck. ... (6 replies)
... sometimes from across whole back area,hurts with deep breath,problems swallowing,forgetfulness is terrible etc.... ... (6 replies)
... Quite a lot of this sounds very familiar. im 42, male. Been have trouble getting a deep breath for going on ten years now. Also very hard to complete most yawns. ... (31 replies)
... I thought I was the only person in the world had to yawn to get the breath as I call it "Up and Over"!!!!!! ... (31 replies)
... I did indeed google CHS, and it sounds very familiar, and possible. Having looked at that, and also just other things I've thought over the past 18 months it's been going on, my plan is to spend longer on breathing out, which will slow down my breathing rate and allow more carbon dioxide to hang around in my body, which will hopefully normalise the CO2 level which according to... (3 replies)
... and I really don't want to get on any medication either. ... (16 replies)
... hmm, I would again go to the doc and you should get checked out for fluid and possible pneumonia. There are people who have no idea they have "walking pheumonia", and you cannot afford to take any risk. ... (1 replies)
... Try chewing gum. It should give pretty quick relief.
Good luck! (1 replies)