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Breathing issues?

Discussion in 'The Gut: De Meirleir & Maes; H2S; Leaky Gut' started by outdamnspot, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. outdamnspot

    outdamnspot Senior Member

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    Does anyone here know if SIBO or gut inflammation can cause air hunger and difficulty breathing?
     
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  2. scienceshea

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    Based on other anecdotal stories that I've read, I would lean toward yes.

    From personal experience, my recent air hunger/breathing issues seemed to arise along with several GI symptoms.
     
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    Runner5 Senior Member

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    My throat feels narrowed and to small and like I can't get enough air in, but I've had two doctors say I'm imagining it basically... it's super uncomfortable. I don't know what's causing it, I think acid reflux? Allergies? No clue.
     
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    alkt Senior Member

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    many people with auto immune diseases have problems with air hunger I know it is common symptom with fibro myalgia .unfortunately I have not heard of any one common thing that gives relief .
     
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    outdamnspot Senior Member

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    Thanks for your replies. The breathing issues have accompanied worsening GI symptoms in general, as @scienceshea mentions -- reflux, nausea, vomiting blood (twice). It's quite terrifying and sometimes feels like I'm suffocating.
     
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