Difficulty In Breathing

The inability to draw a complete breath is called difficulty in breathing. Various conditions can result in difficulty breathing, such as lunch conditions (asthma, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and hypertension), heart problems (coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure), allergies, hiatal hernia, etc.

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Can back pain cause difficulty in breathing?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. My height is 5'4, and my weight is 43. I am experiencing upper right back pain, and sometimes I am having difficulty breathing since it is painful when I inhale. For almost a year, I tried having a massage hoping it will be better, but I still experience it until no...  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing the brief history. As per your query, it can be either of the things in the mind, but I would like to know if you are using more of a computer, or having any respiratory problems in the past, or did you have a fall? If there are no respirator...  Read Full »

I have better breathing when I extend my neck backward. What is the cause?

Query: I notice that I breathe better when I extend my neck backward and to its full length. I also notice my hips tuck under (pelvis tilts backward) which I think is acting to balance my body as my head and neck tilt back. I would appreciate a medical opinion on what is happening physiologically when I am...  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: hello, greetings of the day. your analysis of neck backwards is right. during neck extension there is opening up of the trachea which will allow more air to pass through the passage. also during the extension of the neck the spine will regain its normal anatomical position and the line of gravity ...  Read Full »

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