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... HI, I woke with extreme rib tightening and difficulty breathing after a long flight and a cold hotel room. The symptoms have been with me for 14 years. At various times they have eased off with only slight stiffness. ... (13 replies)
... Kevin, there are lots of reasons! Without a little more 'history' no one can really answer this question. ... (1 replies)
... If not, I would suggest you investigate the possibility of mitral valve prolapse, a more or less benign heart condition that affects millions of women. ... (6 replies)

... I just found this forum tonight, as I've been having this air hunger problem and finally scheduled an appointment with a doctor. Although after reading this thread, and an older one on the subject, I almost feel like I shouldn't even go. ... (16 replies)
... This is very well said and am sure it is very correct. Am facing this problem for a few days now and GOD's grace I found this. I observed that when I divert my attention from the feeling, everything is fine. ... (35 replies)
... Well, it sounds like I'm the newest addition to this symptom. ... (4 replies)
... I'd just like to try to reassure people about this feeling of not being able to take a proper breath. Obviously the first thing to do is go to your doctor and have yourself checked out, have whatever tests are suggested and see if anything comes up. ... (35 replies)
... I am a 36 year old male and for about 2 years now I have had trouble getting a full deep breath. Some times are worse than others and the only way I usually feel like I get a satisfying breath is at the end of a good yawn. ... (2 replies)
... For the last couple of days I have had this problem with taking in deep breaths and yawning when I feel that I need to. Sometimes I am able to but most of the time I am not. I feel that I need to take in more oxygen more often now than when I did just last week. ... (0 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone has found out what causes this problem. I am 29 years old and for the last year I have not been able to take a deep breath unless I try really hard and focus entirly on doing so. I thought it was because I put on some weight but I lost the weight and I still have the problem. ... (16 replies)
... Im going through somewhat the same thing. I have a appt. ... (10 replies)
... t 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 exercises that are helping or if i just think they are helping so i am more relaxed as a result. ... (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)
... Ok so about three weeks ago I started getting a feeling like I couldnt take a deep enough breath. At first it felt like I had to yawn and i couldn't. ... (10 replies)
... I've been experiencing something similar to that "air hunger" thing that I have seen in other posts. With me, it's either that I almost "forget" to breathe or that my breaths are so shallow that they make no difference, leading me to try to take a deep breath. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. ... (1 replies)
... ring if you could let me know if your breathing problems went away. I am having the same exact symptoms since July it is constant every day I find myself needing to yawn to get air in. I have been to several DR's who keep telling me it's stress and anxiety but the only thing I am stressed over is not being able to breath. ... (12 replies)
... Just to say I hope the antacids help. You also said 'I also feel full all the time, burp a lot and have a funny feeling in my throat.' These are also all symptoms of a digestive disorder. ... (12 replies)
Air Hunger
Jun 2, 2004
... That sounds exactly like me... Do you have wheezing along with this? (26 replies)
Air Hunger
May 16, 2004
... im constantly not able to get a full breath. some positions sometimes i can. if i laugh, shout or cough, or sometimes talk it gets worse. ... (26 replies)
... relaxed and sleepy.Then i switched docs who thought maybe acid reflex or gerd i started taking nexium and in about 2 weeks felt better breathing got better ,able to complete my deep breaths anyway i now take prilosic cause you can buy it over the counter and i had no rx coverage it works in the same way. ... (4 replies)




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