It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Asthma Message Board

Problem Breathing

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-22-2008, 11:26 PM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Oklahoma,US
Posts: 291
Precious55 HB UserPrecious55 HB UserPrecious55 HB UserPrecious55 HB UserPrecious55 HB User
Question Problem Breathing

I have been having a very difficult time breathing for the past few weeks. I was having some irregular heartbeats about a week ago, along with some problems of getting a deep breath in and my Dr put me on an inhaler called Xopenex HFA which I use 3 or 4 times a day. My problem is that I cannot get a "deep breath" down in my lungs. It doesn't happen all the time, but when it does I struggle until I get that deep breath into my lungs. I have had a stress test, I've worn a heart monitor for 2 days, and recently had a Echo- Cardiogram, which I haven't gotten the results yet. Can anyone tell me why I still am having problems getting a deep breath in? My Dr. also said he would do a Pulmonary Function test. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 06-29-2008, 05:17 AM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: England
Posts: 20
hobalong HB User
Re: Problem Breathing

I had something like this from a viral infection, it took 6 months to stop, the main thing is not to panick, breathing techniques do help, B2 agonist, which opens up the airways, antihystamines, this could all be related to an allergic reaction or stress related, you need to sometimes do all the diagnostics and then put everything together to find the best treatment, you asthma nurse or doctor should work with you to get this diagnosed
good luck.

Old 07-02-2008, 10:43 AM   #3
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: ontario ,canada
Posts: 509
engineer1961 HB Userengineer1961 HB Userengineer1961 HB User
Lightbulb Re: Problem Breathing

Silly question but do you have Asthma? If not try posting on the lung and respratory board because they cover all lung related issues .

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Breathing problems. Nemmm General Health 3 04-23-2010 04:49 PM
Trouble breathing and swallowing / also rash senorthomas Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 1 04-23-2010 04:14 AM
After everything I still have a problem breathing PlushKitti Asthma 3 11-07-2009 05:17 AM
unusual sleep problem kyle092 Sleep Disorders 15 07-05-2008 06:27 PM
Trouble breathing - a heart problem? Dark Stranger Heart Disorders 4 01-04-2008 06:12 PM
Sudden breathing problem PureMystique Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 7 10-17-2007 11:30 PM
Swelling with heart problem question singer1 Heart Disorders 27 10-17-2005 01:29 PM
In desperate need for some answers....for a breathing problem DJBucs2005 Lung & Respiratory Disorders / COPD 23 01-09-2005 09:33 AM
Do I Have Thyroid Problem Symptoms? Tabitha111 Thyroid Disorders 2 09-10-2004 07:30 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:37 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!