... I've considered that perhaps it could be gastric related, but it seems unlikely due to the fact that I have no heartburn at any point, no difficulty swallowing, no indigestion of any kind, all of which are things that would almost certainly be associated with something like acid reflux disease. ... (1 replies)
... I forgot to say I have 21 years.
I do not take any anxiety medication. (2 replies)
... Since all your tests were normal I would say it is anxiety. I have COPD but had what you describe long before the COPE. Howevever, I have had anxiety and panic attacks most of my life. Are you on any anxiety medication? (2 replies)
For the last year, every minute i feel the need to take a deep breath or a yawn with no satisfaction,i dont feel the air go dawn into my lungs.Even when i try to yawn I can not ,I stop in the middle of the yawn.
When successful take a deep breath or a yawn i feel satisfaction for 30 seconds then the sensation return.
Another symptoms:tingling in... (2 replies)
... I need to try to find out why my 14 year old son has difficulty breathing and can't yawn. ... (0 replies)
... related symptoms, such as shortness of breath and difficulty yawning. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks. I will check it out. I had Pulmonary Function tests yesterday - had been doing pretty well for a couple of days and of course, when I did the testing, had some difficulty. Several hours later, I seemed better. There seems to be no pattern but if I can get my mind off of it, I do not notice it as much. Also have a fullness in my abdomen, diaphragm area - kind of a... (19 replies)
... I have been experiencing some of the same symptoms over the last five months following an automobile accident...My symptoms are difficulty breathing that only a deep yawn satisfies, uncontrollable burping, numbness on left side of face and arm, and pain in the left shoulder. ... (19 replies)
... oy. Working out,,running,,etc. I really dont know where to turn. Stressful situations always bring about a great deal of pain in the stomach region,and greater difficulty in deep breathing. But as i said before, this is an all day long situation. There are things that make it even worse,,but nothing ever makes it better. ... (19 replies)
... It's a very unsatisfying breath and results in tension which then builds as the difficulty to get a deep breath mounts. ... (19 replies)
i am new to this board and glad to see to that so many other people experience the same problems as I. I have been suffering with the "difficulty" breathing for almost 2 years now. Sometimes I think it is gone, but soon find out that it is still hanging around, strong as ever. It almost feels as though someone is sitting on my chest, so that I am not able to... (0 replies)
... ife and definitely had 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 have suffered the same symptoms for about 40 years now. It scared me when I was in my teens and was turned inside out without getting a diagnosis. It seems to be getting worse as I get older and more frequent. I was diagnosed with GERD a few years ago and was prescribed Nexium. It hasn't helped and I just struggle on. Lots of yawning (with difficulty) and the need to... (14 replies)
... It is characterized by having difficulty getting air in, not out as in asthma. ... (18 replies)
... As someone who has been diagnosed with 2 sleep disorders, sleep apnea being one of those disorders, from personal experience I would say it sounds like you may have a sleep disorder. Although some people have no noticable signs, you have several: difficulty breathing through the nose, mouth breathing, early am wakenings, fatigue, changes in heart rhythm, and yawning (for... (4 replies)