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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)
... I have had this problem since I was 23...I am now 35. I have never been over weight, so its not a weight issue. I have seen several doctors, and asthma has been ruled out. It also is NOT pluracy or panic attacks nor is it allergies. ... (14 replies)
... You may not be able to take a deep breath because of anxiety. You should see a doctor. You may have asthma or some other type of restrictive disorder. Please see your dr. for a diagnosis, just to be safe. ... (1 replies)

... Well, it sounds like I'm the newest addition to this symptom. ... (4 replies)
... Im going through somewhat the same thing. I have a appt. ... (10 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... This is how my breathing situtation all started. Back in the beginning of 2003,I was 21 yrs old, just after my husband returned home from a year deployment with the military, I started feeling these little flutters in my chest. Well, this freaked me out a little, so then came the anxiety attacks. ... (31 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)
... 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)
... I have the same thing, infact i got it now! the important thing to do is not think or worry about it too much otherwise you'll give yourself a panic attack. It might help to get a brown papaer bag and breathe into it for about 30 seconds, put the bag over your mouth and nose. ... (35 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. ... (4 replies)
Breathlessness
Jun 23, 2009
... I'm 29 and just had a pulmonary embolism that involved me not being able to take a deep breath. ... (1 replies)
... The other reason I think it 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. ... (14 replies)
... I noticed it in Jan. of this year, so i went to my GP. ... (3 replies)
... I'm so glad to have come across this forum. I've been doing endless searching on the web trying to come up with answers to the problems I've been having and I haven't found much. Maybe someone here will be able to relate and share their experiences with me. ... (30 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)




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