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... Seems like so many of us experience air hunger, and some of us find out it is possibly this, but then never report back... ... (3 replies)
Air Hunger
Dec 14, 2006
... very frusterating. I am a 27 year old female smoked on and off when i did quite it still never went away. Mine statred out in April so I have been suffering with constant air hunger for over 8 months now and it is so frustrating. Dr. ... (26 replies)
Air Hunger
Aug 8, 2004
... Hi Ambra, are you still around? I only just found this board. Ive got the same thing and the only explanation doctors can give me is anxiety. Im 25 year old female, Ive had this since I was 18 and it is still driving me crazy! let me know if you're still around or if you've had any changes and we can chat more. (26 replies)

Air Hunger
May 16, 2004
... Hello everyone, I am a 22 year old female and over 2 months I have been feeling constant "air hunger". My doctor says that it is anxiety. It is constant. It never lets up. The only rest I get is when I go to sleep. ... (26 replies)
Air Hunger
Dec 23, 2009
... I've had it for 6 months. Thought I had a handle on it but over the last month it has been getting worse. Almost constant everyday but some days are better then others. My doctor thinks it's stress but I'm on stress meds and that can't be it. ... (18 replies)
Air Hunger
Nov 30, 2009
... Does Advair help prevent air hunger? ... (18 replies)
... The thing with Chronic Low-Grade Hyperventilation is that (with me anyway) it is closely related with stress/anxiety/panic For about 4 months I was suffering from it but now I've calmed down a lot (mainly due to becoming slightly less of a hypchondriac in my case) and the air-hunger went away, for the most part. It still rears its ugly head every now and again but I jsut... (7 replies)
... I too suffer from Chronic Hyperventilation syndrome, and have had it for about 4 months. I have the same symptoms as you have all described, Air hunger, need to yawn and also get dizziness from time to time. ... (7 replies)
... You are suffering from Cronic Hyperventilation Syndrome. Google it and you will find all the answers you need. I have been suffering from the same thing for the last 2 years after a bout with stressful times which usually preceeds it. But not always. There is no known cause for it. I have read about perfectly healthy people waking up and there you go. I did not find out... (7 replies)
... nths I have been having this annoying feeling that I keep needing to Yawn or Sigh to try to get a deep breath in. Sometimes it works other times it feels like my air is stuck and I cant get a deep breath and feel pressure building up in my chest untill I can get the breath in. ... (7 replies)
... jboon, your message was very helpful! i have had this problem for 4 years, and it is so elusive! i have the exact symptoms you do. lately it has gotten much better, but i am so worried it will come back. it seems as if i have no control over how bad it gets, very strange. i have been doing breathing exercises and i am getting much better, i am not sure if it is the... (4 replies)
... I have posted a couple of times on the air hunger thread, so if you get a chance you may want to look through those posts. But, I'll try to tell you what has helped me. ... (4 replies)
... Your breathing with your diaphram and not your lungs which is very bad to do.... (35 replies)
... Please try the "breathing through your belly" method, it is really working for me and I was at my wit's end with the constant need to take deep (but unsatisfying) breaths. Also the need to yawn but often could not finish it and I'm sure that to whomever happened to look at me it looked quite strange because I was trying so hard to finish the yawn. It makes sense now to me... (35 replies)
... its nice that you posted trying to help the rest of us, but i'm not buying it for a minute. nor am i going to put my faith in any book that supposedly "teaches" one how to breath correctly. i have not taken Nsaids for at least 10 years. i have had this problem on and off since 2003 and am at my wits end. i am not anemic and over the years have been normal weight or... (35 replies)
... Hi, i am new to this forum. I am only 18 years old and for the past 3 months i have had severe shortness of breath that is constant. I remember that i had a throat infection that lasted a longg time and when i woke up one day i thought i was having an asthma attack so i got rushed to the hospital where they gave me a mask and ventalin..which did nothing for my shortness of... (22 replies)
Air Hunger
Jan 26, 2005
... is normally an autonomic reflex that happens rythmically, a imbalence of the rythem can cause a certain level of anxiety. But that in turn could be causing the constant tightning of your diaphram and other muscle groups normally involved with autonomic breathing. ... (26 replies)
Air Hunger
Jan 23, 2005
... deflate but don't absorb oxygen, constant need to yawn, panic attacks... I've had lung tests, allergy tests, and been dismissed as garden variety anxiety sufferer. ... (26 replies)
... I've gone thru symptoms of shortness of breath, pressure in the chest, lungs inflate/deflate but don't absorb oxygen... panic attacks. Constant urge to yawn (only relief). After seeing Drs. who had no answer or "you don't have allergies" I have had huge relief by avoiding salt and breads/foods containing yeast. Do an engine search on yeast allergy and you'll find some info. ... (7 replies)
Air Hunger
Dec 6, 2004
... I also have had constant shortness of breath since January 2004. My chest feels so tight. I have been miserable. I have had many tests and they all came back normal. ... (26 replies)

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