... This has given way now to constant constricting pressure from the center of my chest outwards. ... (0 replies)
... I'm 24 years old, and for the last two months I have had difficulty breathing. My chest constantly feels tight, like I can't get enough air down into my lungs and I want to yawn a lot. ... (30 replies)
... e a pneumonia brewing. When someone has a viral illness, sometimes the virus can irritate the airways to both cause excessive phlegm production as well as cause constriction so wheezing happens. ... (2 replies)
... Hello everyone,
I am new to this board.
I have been experiencing breathing problems which seem to be getting progressively worse.
Here's a bit of a background: I am a 48 year old female, very active and healthy until recently. I now have a multitude of problems stemming from severely high blood pressure. I am on high doses of several BP medications. One of them, Beta... (6 replies)
... Do you experience any pain or constriction with your shortness of breath? ... (14 replies)
... early August, I was given an Albuterol inhaler by my primary care physician after complaining of shortness of breath. By the end of August, I was feeling regular chest constrictions, and she ordered tests to rule out Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension and lung disease. ... (14 replies)
... Allergies will do it. Chest x-rays won't show bronchitis or allergic-related diseases (unless you've got some funky allergic lung disease that gives you several pneumonias at a time) And the fact that you're asthmatic makes it even worse. When you breathe in an allergen, whether it be pollen or mold or whatever, your airways constrict and produce mucus. When the mucus stays in... (16 replies)
... Thank you for replying. This helped me out a lot. Since I know it can't get medication from a doctor. I am going to prevent it from getting worse. Lots of rest, fluids and cough meds. Thanks again. (2 replies)
... See: http://www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?id=DS00031 Bronchitis
"Signs and symptoms
A cough that brings up yellowish-gray or green mucus (sputum) is one of the main signs of bronchitis. Mucus itself isn't abnormal — your airways produce at least an ounce of normal secretions every day. But these secretions usually don't accumulate because they're continuously... (2 replies)