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Old 11-28-2008, 03:03 PM   #1
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Smile Need to take deep breath, how do you know when it's anxiety or not?

people with the need to take deep breaths all the time or yawn,how can they tell it anxietyand what is a normal time span to take a deep breath on average.

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Re: Need totake deep breath,how do you now when its anxiety or not


i suffer from panic attacks with just this symptom, and thats the need to keep taking a deep breath. Its horrible. Whats not normal is the need to keep taking large sighs, which is what i do when im feeling particulary anxious.

It isnt normal to want to take deep breaths very often, so i would say if your doing that then its a sign of anxiety.

Are you having any other symptoms? or are you suffering from anxiety?

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Re: Need to take deep breath, how do you know when it's anxiety or not?

Oh my gosh I was just going to do a post about this. Today I feel like I need to keep trying to take a deep breath. Like I can't get enough in. I know I am dealing with allergies and a nagging slight sinus infection that won't seem to leave. But I keep thinking I am getting asthma or something. The doc keeps checking and says no. But I have been panicking.

I had a severe panick attack a couple of weeks ago that nearly sent me to the ER. I am worried about my health all the time, worried about the bills and maybe losing our house, and now all the pressures of Christmas. I try to keep it simple. But Christmas still happens. We all feel pressured.

So...about your big breath, I think that is definately and anxiety issue. I try to do those deep cleansing breaths and do something to distract me. Hang in there! Good luck! I suffer too!

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Re: Need to take deep breath, how do you know when it's anxiety or not?

had test done no other symtoms,but worry constantly,think about breathing as soon as i wake uup,dont now why

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