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short of breath

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 4, 2006
  • 10:50 PM

I'm 22 and I'm pretty skinny. 5'3..105bls...but somehow whenever i finished walking up the stairs I ran out of breath...Sometimes I could't catch any breath to even speaks for about 5 minutes..and my heart race really fast to the point that I was feeling a little ache...however, it usually goes away after 3-5 minutes...I'm an active person, I can walk and stand for more than 8 hours a day..but I only get this when I'm walking fast or walking up the stairs...could u guys tell me what I might have? some of my friends said poor blood circulation??

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  • Maybe asthma. You may not have a severe case of it, but you may have it. Please get to the doctor, don't wait because it could get worse. I know my asthma got worse as I grew older. Good luck.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 4, 2006
    • 11:23 PM
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  • In Chinese Medicine this is a diagnosis of Lung Qi deficiency. Could be causing the asthma as well. A good acupuncturist will help with this problem. I have had adult onset asthma and rarely use my inhaler as acupuncture and herbs have helped tremendously.To find a good acupuncturist near you go to www.acufinder.comBest of luck.Doctor of Oriental Medicine
    acuann 3,080 Replies
    • December 5, 2006
    • 03:34 AM
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