Chest tightness and shortness of breath

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Avatar_n_tn Hold the phone everyone. Like you I feel like crap and this an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing this drives us crazy. Our doctors say this and that. Or it’s a heart thing or a lung thing or a stress thing. The only thing I’m stressed about are my doctors not doing some home work to figure this out. So let’s look at this from another angle. Do sit behind a desk on the computer an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> hours a day or maybe drive allot. ask yourself what else affects the way we an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>? How about our diaphragm?
Avatar_m_tn The last 24 hours or so I haven't had the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> as an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>ten as the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. My wife is prescribed an albuterol inhaler which I have used during one an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> these attacks which brings no relief whatsoever. I have no cough, no phlegm, but I did have a wheeze when I woke up in the morning today. I'm 26 years old, 160 pounds, and 5"8, and although I don't exercise as much as I should I don't think I'm in that bad an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> health.
Avatar_n_tn I exercise at least 3 times a week and run during the summer months. an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> about 3-4 months I have had <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> that <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. The <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tightnessan> is not in one specific area but across my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan> and up to my neck. I have to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>ce myself to take a deep an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>, usually by yawning. I have been seeing a phonologist and he sent me an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> a an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan> x ray first and it was negative. Then a full blood work up and a CaT scan, all tests came back normal.
Avatar_n_tn 2 weeks after I went to the doctor I started feeling pressure on my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd still had <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. I went to the emergency room and they said I had bronchitis so they prescribed Zithromax. It helped tremendously, but I still have an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>shortnessan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>. I had seen 2 doctors w/in 2 weeks and still had SOB, so that's when I took it amongst myself and made an appointment with a respiratory specialist. I went and they did and EKG, an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing test, and ling x-ray.
919456_tn?1243520470 instead an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> belly an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing, i feel like i'm <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd shoulder an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing. my shoulders <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd upper <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> expand <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd go up, but my stomach goes in. i thought everything was supposed to expand. i'm on synthroid and just had my dose lowered from 112 to 88 because i had low tsh but normal free t4, free t3. i don't know anymore. i'm very frustrated. i'm sick and tired an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing problems!!!
Avatar_m_tn I am an 18-year-old athlete on the verge an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> going to play college level athletics. I am 6'3" 215 lbs. Lately I have been experiencing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>shortnessan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan> and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tightnessan> that I have never experienced bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e. I struggle to an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>e and end up getting light headed bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e I can finally manage to gasp some air in. It may be nothing, but I would rather refrain from mentioning to anyone, unless absolutely necessary.
Avatar_n_tn I was haveing <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> that went all the way around into my back <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd into my wind pipe causeing me to have an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>shortnessan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan> this would happen an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> about 2 to 3min and than stop an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> about 5min and start again i am not sure what can be causing this if someone could be an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> help i would glady thank you'
Avatar_n_tn Clares... I am not a med. pran style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan>essional but a fellow sufferer. I am having similar symptoms as you, &amp; similar frustrations. My methocoline challenge came back as "mildly" asthmatic, not enough to treat with meds though. I'm not entirely certain an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the path that my respitory specialist is going down, he is attacking the SOB from the "acid reflux" angle, saying that the airway is constricted due to reflux.
Avatar_f_tn I am a 19 year old active female and I am also feeling the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>/pain, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd I am even having palpitations. I've gone to a primary care doctor, a cardiologist, and a pulmonogist and everyone says all the tests came back fine. But with these symptoms happening almost all day long, I just dont understand how everything can be fine. Can anyone help?
Avatar_f_tn at Christmas I had pneumonia and now I am experiencing <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd pains in my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. The pains go from front to back, my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> feels tight and heavy and it feels uncoman style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>table to swallow food. I seem to belch a lot and get acid reflux. I am also experiencing a lot an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> cramps, numbness and tingling in my arms and hands and sometimes this extends to my legs and feet but I don't know if it's related. any ideas?
586504_tn?1226476765 This could Thus though her lung function is ok now, because the respiratory muscles an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd abdomen do not function properly, she feels the <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd suffocation. Maybe nerve conduction studies should be done an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> all spinal nerves in the cervical and thoracic spines. This is also the reason an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> her numbness. The symptoms are maximum when she is least alert that is while sleeping an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> then there is no voluntary component an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> her actions and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing.
Avatar_f_tn I still struggle with <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> daily. It's an up <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd down thing but pretty constant. Does anyone else have that constant anxiety symtom?
Avatar_n_tn They gave me steriods,inhalers,nebulizer,antibiotics,cough syrup with codeine, yet i still have <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>,wheezing,<sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd chronic coughing, I cant even leave my apartment. nor work.Cause I cant an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan> enough it seems, nor do i get much sleep. Im at a lost, its starting to seem unfixable, Ive been searching an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> home remedies, and other imfo, that might help, it just seems i keep getting a dead end.
Avatar_n_tn appetite Loss, Tiredness, Irritibility, Muscle aches, Limb pains, Swollen joints, Hand paralysis, Food paralysis, Heart problems - which includes rapid heart beat <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>. although not as directly related to <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, B6 is particularly important because it must be acquired in your diet every day and plays roles in how the other vitamins are metabolized.
Avatar_m_tn i began having an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>tightnessan> and sometimes consistant pain in my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan>, also i will wake up and feel like i cant an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>, i will feel like im gasping an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> extended periods <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> time..i went to cardiologist <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd they did an <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> xray, ekg <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd a nuclear stress test, <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd echo..stress test came back with an abnormality. they scheduled an angiogram.. today i went and had angiogram done and everything is perfect. arteries are clear, no previous damage shown.
Avatar_n_tn I have had extreme <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n>, <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd very slight burning in my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan>. I have had an upper G.I whcih was neg., three an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan> ex-rays whcih also were neg. i also had an echo, and stress test, both were neg. My Dr. has told me that I have GERD and I am taking acifix 20mg 2x per day. I have had asthma since I was 10 y/o I am now 33. I recently had a pullm. function test and was told my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>shortnessan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan> was not from asthma and that my an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>ing was at 188%.
Avatar_f_tn When hiking steep mountains or hills I have <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in my back and an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan>. I have had this condition most an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> my adult life......What can I do to remedy this problem so I make hike with more ease? This discussion is related to <a href='http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/250538'>an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>shortnessan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan> with activity</a>.
Avatar_n_tn Recently after giving birth to my son I have been experiencing an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>shortnessan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan> along with a feeling <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>tightness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> in my <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>chest</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> as well as stomach pain. I have been to a heart doctor <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd all an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> my tests have come out normal. Could these be symptoms an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> acid reflux? although I feel as if I am short an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>, my oxygen levels are anywhere between 97 and 100%.
Avatar_f_tn I an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> the past month or so have been having spouts <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> everyday. It shows up while doing light usual activities as well as just doing nothing. The past couple an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> days I have started to have an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>chestan> tightening. I feel worn down and tired. I also have a slight cold or allergies not an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran> sure which one, just runny nose and mucus. My husband started tripping last night when I guess I went to sit back and sit back up, and didn't know I did it.
Avatar_n_tn i now have a problem with <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>shortness</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>bre<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>th</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd a burning <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd numbness in my left arm <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>nd goes into the left side <sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n style = 'b<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>ckground-color: #d<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>e8f4'>of</sp<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>a</span>n> my neck. this almost feels like when i had a heart attack but i have no pain in my back as bean style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>foran>e. i cannot do any physical things as i get reaaly short an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>ofan> an style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>breathan>. my doctor did a cath a month ago since i had these prob and he said everything looked good.