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Posted on 11/28/20 6:14 PM
Can they give you anything for the anxiety of dypsnea
Beginning of the discussion - 12/1/20Can we be prescribed anything for the anxiety caused by shortness of breath (dyspnea)? https://www.carenity.us/forum/respiratory-system/living-with-respiratory-system-disease/dypsnea-2779
Posted on 12/1/20 10:54 PM
@Pelletierc123 Hello Pelletierc123, thank you for opening this discussion. Dyspnea (a term for shortness of breath or labored breathing) is a common symptom of respiratory conditions and can certainly be anxiety-inducing. Let me tag some other members who may be able to shed some light on this.
Hello everyone, how are you today? Do you every struggle with dyspnea? Does it create anxiety or stress for you? How do you cope with it? Do you know if doctors can prescribe anything to help with the anxiety it may cause?
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Posted on 12/1/20 11:11 PM
In order to deal with any anxiety during sob episodes, I try to focus on an object while concentrating on deep breathing exercises until it's under control. Works well for me. I'm a firm believer in no more meds than absolutely necessary.
Posted on 12/2/20 5:40 AM
anxiety comes with breathing problems i' on low dose 5mg klonipin thats all that helps me
Posted on 12/4/20 3:47 PM
I just got out of the hospital for dyspnea and almost Hypoxia. If you can get a prescription for a nebulizer, you will be very happy. It helps me tremendously. I do a treatment every 6 hours.
Posted on 12/5/20 5:37 PM
@Pelletierc123 Low dose Klonipin is what i'm on works wonders . if you keep the axniety down your body can breath better because your not tense all the time . i take a half of 5mg . ask your Dr most have no problem with it , good luck .
Posted on 12/12/20 3:24 AM
I just started a week ago on oxygen. My doctor could see the terror and sadness in my face. He gave me a little Xanax for anxiety but I don't really like it as I don't think it does anything for that. It does help me sleep for a few hours, though.