Happens to me every now and then (like right now//grrr) and its really irritating. Im pretty sure its anxiety related. But itll comes out of nowhere ( i mean im not consciously anxious about anything in particular) and then it can last for hours and sometimes even days.
It the sensation of not getting a satiating "gulp" or breath of air.Sometimes i have to try to make myself yawn in the attempt of trying to get a satisfying breath. Usually i try to just iggy it cuz the more you focus on it the worse it gets. Does anyone know wut i mean by this..? What do you do to deal with it and wut the frigg is it .. lol
*its not asthsma or COPD or any sort of thing like that
asked bymaryDeeeeeee (2097)
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on March 29, 2013
at 03:16 AM
Sounds like a panic attack. I've had them off and on since I was a kid. I'll breathe deeper, do everything I can to take bigger breaths, but it feels like the oxygen just isn't coming through. They never have a thing to do with how I feel at the moment, they just pop up. I remind myself that it doesn't have anything to do with anything, go do something to occupy my mind, and it passes. Sometimes I'll step outside and that helps with the feeling of needing fresher air. Mine have never lasted more than half an hour tops, so I would recommend seeing someone about how long yours last.
on March 29, 2013
at 02:54 AM
it sounds like you maybe hyperventilating. Try putting a paper bag over your mouth and breeze in n out that way for a few minutes. That will restore a proper balance of carbon dioxide to oxygen in your system.
on April 05, 2013
at 02:08 PM
It's likely a high stress reaction. I've had these when transitioning into paleo and had lots of interesting events at work; after a while, you adapt, and they go away.