Difficulty breathing

What is Difficulty breathing?

Respiratory distress is difficulty in breathing, and the psychological experience associated with such difficulty, even if there is no physiological basis for experiencing such distress. The physical presentation of respiratory distress is generally referred to as labored breathing, while the sensation of respiratory distress is called shortness of breath or dyspnea.

Respiratory distress occurs in connection with various physical ailments, such as acute respiratory distress syndrome, a serious reaction to various forms of injuries to the lung, and infant respiratory distress syndrome, a syndrome in premature infants caused by developmental insufficiency of surfactant production and structural immaturity in the lungs.

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I have this issue with breathing . It seems like my chest rattles when I am laying down, only at night/early morning. If the weather is muggy I can...

doctor1 MD

first of all i want to know your age??? but u didnt mention it here
u have breathing problems at night or early morning
have u had any cough?????...

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Hi, I am 23 years old student, weight 43kg, high 154sm. Since i went to college(3 years), i felt some palpitations, first after some activity, and...

doctor1 MD

thank you for using health care magic and your question,

well your thyroid level is normal so it can not be because of thyroid.


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I have diabetes and problems with regular hardbeat. My hardbeat ranges from 30 to 190 and then I get verypowerless. Currently I take the following...

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You are a Diabetic with irregular heart beat.
Sometimes you have Bradycardia(low heart rate less than 60 beats/min).
Sometimes you have...

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