Sighing Dyspnea

Sighing Dyspnea Causes Shortness of Breath and is Often Mistaken for Asthma

Sighing Dyspnea in Michigan | Allergy & Asthma Center of Rochester - callout-sighing-dyspneaPatients with this condition often describe symptoms such as “not being able to take a full breath.”

The symptoms are also associated with periodical necessity for deep breaths. The breathing pattern is growing more intense as the patient concentrates on the discomfort and thinks about the breathing pattern.

Obviously, with those symptoms, a certain level of anxiety can be present, as the patient is worried about perceived shortness of breath and not being able to breathe. Sometimes they may grasp from the chest or throat and may try to relieve symptoms by opening up windows. Those symptoms can be very dramatic and obviously bring on a lot of concern from the patient and family members as well.

Many times the symptoms occur after recent major life events. In general, asthma medications are not helping in the treatment of this condition, and an evaluation by an experienced doctor is helpful in treating and decreasing the symptoms.

If you believe you might have this condition, contact us today at (248) 651-0606 to set up an appointment with our highly-experienced board-certified doctors.
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