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... The symptoms that I have are...needing to take deep breaths, but cant. The need to yawn so bad to the point that I gag. After I DO yawn I am light headed. Tired...so tired sometimes!! Irratated because I cannot yawn!! ... (14 replies)
... This is called Air Hunger, when you cannot get a full breath in. The yawning occurs to try to facilitate that, also very deep breathing, but this can lead to hyperventilation. ... (4 replies)
... h deep often as it just feels like I should. However not always but often when I take a deep breath and hold it for a couple seconds my body tries yawning but cannot of course because my lungs are full already and I end up releasing the air because of the yawn instead. ... (1 replies)

... I have a similar problem and found advice that helped. The problem was I could not breathe deeply because I did not exhale properly. My lungs were full of old, stale, air, leaving no room for fresh air. I had to learn to exhale completely forcing the old air all the way out till I could not blow air out anymore. Then I slowly started breathing inward deeply. Initially I could... (4 replies)
... ut this "breathing problem" had about consumed my life. It makes me moody, irritable, cant exercise and makes me feel tired all the time and the constant need to yawn drives me crazy. ... (14 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)
... I've had the same issue for about three years now. It just started out of nowhere, and I need to yawn very deeply in order to feel like I have taken an actual breath, sometimes so deeply that I feel a sharp pain in my shoulder blades or my upper back. I hate it. ... (14 replies)
... when i started to feel like i needed to yawn, i would ignore that desire and reassure myself that i was fine. the craving to yawn or breath deeply would pass and i would realize that i had been breathing normally, even though it may not have felt like it! ... (14 replies)
... i dont believe that there are others who are going through the same thing. I am suffering from the same problem. I have to yawn hard to get oxygen into my lungs. I have it on and off. dont know why. I just had my breathing test done today and the doc will call me with the result. ... (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)
... Cannot deep breath -- must yawn but cannot i tryed posting in this thread^ but its closed. well i have a similar problem. sometimes i have to take a deep breath and then i try yawning. i cant complete my yawn. could it be anxiety? im stuck wondering what i have. its weird because i've been expriencing this for the last 2 yrs. it comes and goes. its not an everyday thing.... (14 replies)
... Hi Matthew. I live in Houston, TX and my symptoms are the same as yours exactly. I thought I was the only person in the world suffering from this until I found this message board. I've had all the tests run also and the doctors can find nothing wrong. I used to have anxiety and panic attacks when I was a teenager and I know what they feel like. This isn't anxiety. I'm... (31 replies)
... ealing with the same 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)
... No advice, but just piping up to say I have similar issues. I often feel the need to yawn to take a full breath, and sometimes I need to try five or six times to get that yawn to fully happen. ... (31 replies)
... this problem has been happening to me fore maybe the past 6 months. I don't know why it happens but it really freaks me out. Its so frustrating to try and try to yawn or even get a full breath and not be able to. sometimes I just hold my breath because I don't know what else to do. I hope we all figure out why this happens... ... (31 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. I get half-way through a yawn, and then,,,,nothing. I try to hit the gym 4 or 5 times a week,,and this breathing situation makes it very difficult. Im exhausted 24 hours a day. When i wake in the morning i can... (31 replies)
... Hi I have been having A very similar problem lately. I cannot seem to have a full yawn I feel Like I cannot take a deep full breath.. This then causes me to feel anxious and my chest hurts. I wonder if it might be anxiety disorder? ... (31 replies)
... SarahBerah, I would first ask your doc to prescribe you some anxiety meds to see if it subsides the sob sensation. If that does not help, ask you doc get you a Barium Swallow and Upper GI xray, it sounds like you might have a Hiatal Hernia, I just had those tests done due to similiar sob and I'm waiting fot my results today, mine may be Acid Reflux\Stomach related too. ... (6 replies)
... I'm not under anymore stress than any other average college student. Right now I am having a really hard time getting a full breath in and I feel like I have to yawn to get a full breath. When I try to breathe so deeply, my chest really hurts. ... (6 replies)
... I am suffering my second episode of needing to yawn and rarely can. I spend all day gulping for air. ... (1 replies)




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