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long term heavy breathing problem, unrelieved by inhalers, please help

hi im just 21, i have this problem with breathing for the past 5 years now.. it comes about every 7 months and lasts for 2 months (roughly) its worse in the morning and even when i even walk. its really heavy on my chest and i get caught breathing as if there was much phlem trapped but i cant relieve it. my doctor prescribed me an inhaler and jus keeps changing it. im now taking symbicort 500 but its no help at all. please help
Asked On : Mon, 24 May 2010
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Self hypnosis can help you.
Answered: Sat, 5 Jun 2010
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  Anonymous's Response
Have You been checked for a possible cardiac issue like Congenital Long QT Syndrome. I've been studying this for 12 years, and some people with CLQTS are misdiagnosed with exercise-induced "asthma". Please get an opinion from a cardiologist who is familiar with CLQTS and other similar heart issues.

My daughter would probably be alive today if she had been diagnosed properly.

That was 12 1/2 years ago, and much strides have recently been made in diagnosing this. It's not just what tests are ordered but who reads the tests that are important. It needs to be a cardiologist who will hand measure your QT interval, and knows how to calculate the QTc Many doctors are woefully lacking in knowledge of CLQTS and similar cardiac conditons.

Good luck and don't give up on getting the proper diagnosis.
Answered: Tue, 8 Jun 2010
  User's Response
just try foracort inhaler and lets see the response.
get well soon
Answered: Wed, 9 Jun 2010
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Im really sorry to hear that, i know there's never enough knowledge of medicine as theres so much to cover and everything always keeps on developing. im sorry for your loss, hopefuly with your knowledge you'll save other lives. And i really appreciate your reply.. i will go get it checked out..
Thank you
Answered: Fri, 18 Jun 2010
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How do i do self hypnosis?
Answered: Fri, 18 Jun 2010
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