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... yet feeling unsatisfied when you do is an often overlooked symptom of chronic dehydration. A quick method to test yourself for dehydration is to check your skin turgor. ... (4 replies)
... I get this occasionally and thought I was the only person that got it. I try to yawn but can't seem to. I will continually keep trying because I need to and I can't get air into my lungs 'deeply' as I would like. I don't have any breathing problems. I feel for you! ... (4 replies)
... The thing is, is that it does not actually feel like I need more oxygen. ITs feels more like there is a discomfert that needs relaxing. Each time I am able to yawn it gives such a great feeling. ... (4 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. At present I am seeing a physiotherapist to correct my breathing patterns but unfortunately progress is slow. ... (7 replies)
... For the past 3 months I have been having this annoying feeling that I keep needing to Yawn or Sigh to try to get a deep breath in. ... (7 replies)
... This is called Air Hunger, when you cannot get a full breath in. The yawning occurs to try to facilitate that, also very deep breathing, but this can lead to hyperventilation. Some say breathing into a paper bag works for them. It never has for me but you could try it. ... (4 replies)
... Never looked for others as I thought it was only me. Until a few years ago, it was controllable. It is exactly as some explained in a post that is now closed. If the frustrations are not bad enough, I finally find others and the post is closed? ... (4 replies)
... seen several doctors, and asthma has been ruled out. It also is NOT pluracy or panic attacks nor is it allergies. So, next month I am going armed with some info to my doctor. I have been doing research for the last two years on the net and also with keeping up with what I eat. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Matthew. I live in Houston, TX and my symptoms are the same as yours exactly. I thought I was the only person in the world suffering from this until I found this message board. I've had all the tests run also and the doctors can find nothing wrong. ... (31 replies)
... I am in the Army and I have been dealing with the same issues as all of you. From the moment I wake up till I go to sleep I feel like I am not getting enough air in my lungs. ... (31 replies)
... No advice, but just piping up to say I have similar issues. I often feel the need to yawn to take a full breath, and sometimes I need to try five or six times to get that yawn to fully happen. My breathing remains labored all the time, not just during physical exertion, though. ... (31 replies)
... I am suffering my second episode of needing to yawn and rarely can. I spend all day gulping for air. ... (1 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)
... Your breathing with your diaphram and not your lungs which is very bad to do.... ... (35 replies)
... 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. ... (35 replies)
... I have had the same problem for many years. I often had problems getting a full breath of air and the need to yawn but no always able to. I finally have taken the advise of a person on a dutch message board who suggested that it may be a case of not breathing correctly. ... (35 replies)
... Those who have thierself for a doctor, has a fool for a patient." But like I told him, I have been to sooo many doctors and I am sick of that!! So, for the last several months I have been keeping a food diary and doing ALOT of research on the computer. And this is what I have found out..... ... (14 replies)
... I've had the same issue for about three years now. It just started out of nowhere, and I need to yawn very deeply in order to feel like I have taken an actual breath, sometimes so deeply that I feel a sharp pain in my shoulder blades or my upper back. I hate it. ... (14 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. ... (14 replies)
... i was having this same problem for a week or so. couldn't breath deeply, tried to use inhaler, didn't work, would need to yawn, certain times it would be worse than others. ... (14 replies)




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