To start off, I am 19, don’t smoke, don’t drink or anything really.
For the last week I've had a constant urge to take deep breaths, and fill my lungs so that they feel stretched. The breath gives minor satisfaction, but then the urge returns.
Sometimes, I feel like I need to yawn, but the yawns are not satisfying like they should be. I DON’T have any other worrying problems breathing, nor do I have any other symptoms, like coughing, raspiness or wheezing, no musus or anything. Just this persistent urge to breathe deeply.
A lot of posts I've seen on related symptoms seem to think this is anxiety, but I really don't think that I have a lot of anxiety right now.
It has happened before, for like, a few days, like 4 months ago but hasn’t happened again until now.
Here’s what I’ve noticed:
1) Seems I can sleep through the night- I do sometimes wake up through the night but go right back to sleep, don’t recall needing to breathe- so it can't be something physically wrong with my lungs or heart right? How would I be able to sleep for like 6 or 7 hours without needing to breathe deep?
2) It does tend to not be as evident when I am concentrating on something - for example, like reading, or really concertrating on my phone - I've gone like an hour realizing I never had to breathe deep, and a few nights ago it was all I could think about so it got worse, I think.
Bottom line is, I am WORRIED!
Again, I DO NOT HAVE ANY OTHER SYMPTOMS of any kind: not to a heart disease, not to a lung disease (knock on wood).
Please, help me. :(
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