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barrel chest?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 19, 2007
  • 08:34 AM

im 19 years old and i think i have a barrel chest. i have kinda noticed it for a couple years now but it hasnt really been bothering me til within the last year. at first i thought i might have pectus carinatum but my chest is more rounded instead of pointy. i think my barrel chest is somewhat mild no one really notices it everyone just thinks im really skinny. but im tired of trying to cover it up and i wanted to know if theres any exercises i can do to help minimize the appearance. and as of now i dont seem to have any of the symptoms of it such as short breath or lack of energy but could this get worse over time? any help will be appreciated.

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