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Shortness Of Breath

bigla na lang na parang kinakapos ako ng hininga. anyone experience this?


  • yeah.. sa yosi. pahinga mo muna yung pagyoyosi
  • that's one reason why you shouldn't smoke
  • O, eto... ipinagresearch kita regarding your question:

    Although shortness of breath is a natural response to situations such as exercise or stress, it may also be a symptom of a more serious underlying condition. These conditions are often related to the heart (e.g., mitral valve diseases) or the lungs (e.g., asthma).

    A person whose heart or lungs are weak may become short of breath because these organs cannot meet the body’s oxygen needs. Therefore, anyone who regularly experiences shortness of breath for no apparent reason, or shortness of breath with less strenuous activity, is encouraged to see a physician to determine the cause. Also, any heart patient who suddenly experiences shortness of breath for no apparent reason is urged to seek medical attention immediately.

    Shortness of breath cannot be treated until the underlying condition is known. To help diagnose this condition, physicians have developed detailed question protocols designed to help them narrow the cause. Treatments vary depending on the cause.

    About shortness of breath
    Also known as dyspnea, shortness of breath is the feeling that one is not getting enough air. It may leave the person gasping. The person may want/need to breathe in more rapidly (tachypnea), deeply, or to blow out more completely. The individual may also feel the need to stop moving, sit down or lie down to catch the breath. Shortness of breath is sometimes described by patients as “hunger for air” or “chest tightness.”

    Any heart disease patient who suddenly feels short of breath for no apparent reason is urged to seek medical attention immediately.

    Heart–related causes of shortness of breath
    Shortness of breath may be due to an underlying cardiovascular or lung condition, such as the following:

    Heart failure. A serious chronic condition in which the heart does not pump enough to meet the body’s need for oxygen.

    Valvular heart disease (e.g., valvular stenosis or valvular regurgitation). This condition may occur in any of the four valves of the heart: the aortic valve, the mitral valve, the tricuspid valve or the pulmonary valve. Normally, these valves allow blood to flow in only one direction and only at the right time during a heartbeat. Valvular heart disease can lead to blood flow being restricted due to a narrowed valve (stenosis), or blood flow leaking in the wrong direction (regurgitation). As a result of the restricted or misdirected blood flow, shortness of breath can result.

    Coronary artery disease. This is a chronic disease in which there is a “hardening” (atherosclerosis) of the arteries on the surface of the heart. These arteries supply the heart with fresh, oxygen–rich blood. Atherosclerosis causes the arteries to become so narrowed and stiff that they block the free flow of blood. This reduced blood flow can cause shortness of breath.

    Disease of the heart muscle (e.g., cardiomyopathy). Any disease of the heart muscle will decrease the heart's ability to effectively pump blood to the lungs and the rest of the body. Shortness of breath is one result.

    Cardiac tamponade. An emergency condition involving rapid buildup of fluid in the pericardium (the sac surrounding the heart).

    Deep vein thrombosis and embolism, including pulmonary embolism.
    Among women, shortness of breath may be an important warning symptom of heart disease or impending heart attack. Women tend to experience the symptoms of heart disease (such as angina) differently from men. Women who experience unusual fatigue or shortness of breath, even without angina, may be suffering from coronary artery disease. Men having a heart attack may also experience shortness of breath or shallow breathing, with or without chest pain.

    Other causes of shortness of breath
    Shortness of breath is common after periods of heavy exertion, such as exercise. Exercise increases the amount of carbon dioxide (a waste product) in the blood. When the heart and breathing rate speed up, the lungs must handle an increased amount of carbon dioxide in the blood.

    The lungs exchange carbon dioxide (which is exhaled from the body) with fresh oxygen in the blood. Now oxygen–rich, the blood leaves the lungs to nourish the body. If the heart and breathing rate cannot exchange enough carbon dioxide for oxygen, then the person may feel short of breath.

    Shortness of breath is also common during or immediately after periods of stress, anxiety or fear. This is due to stress hormones (e.g., adrenaline), which can increase heart rate and breathing rate just like exercise. However, when people regularly feel short of breath for no apparent reason, a potentially serious underlying disorder may be responsible.

    Shortness of breath that is not related to exercise, stress or a heart condition may be the result of any of the following:

    Pulmonary embolism. This is a condition in which a blood clot has become lodged in a blood vessel of the lung, blocking blood flow to the lung and causing shortness of breath.

    Emphysema and chronic bronchitis


    Some types of cancer, such as lung cancer and esophageal cancer

    Asthma (may be accompanied with moderate to severe wheezing)

    Some medications (e.g., nonsteroidal anti–inflammatories [NSAIDs], aspirin and beta blockers, particularly in persons with asthma)


    Obesity (a body mass index greater than 30)

    Allergies, or an allergic reaction

    Sleep apnea
  • i'm a fit person, but sometimes i get short out of air. parang di normal... kala ko nga may asthma ako.
  • yeah,, yosi nga ang cause nyan...

    i think you need to take a weekely swimming session :)
    solve ang problema niyo...
  • sa akin naman kapag umaakyat ako ng stairs dyan ko nararamdaman pagod na pagod agad ako at hirap huminga...
  • AgapitoAgapito PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Ni hindi nyo pa tinanong kung nagyo-yosi siya. Yosi kagad ang conclusion nyo. Ang labo talaga dito sa What's Up Doc. :D
  • me too. there was this one time at 4am... always hindi na ako makatulog coz i felt out of breath. but then.. nawala na yng feeling na yun. nawala when i drank more water.

    tapos.. when playing sports kung sobrang pagod, the whole night and the days after i would feel it. pero nawawala din with rest.

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