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23 possible causes of "Shortness of breath, Anxiety"
Symptoms:
  • Burping
  • Hyperventilation
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Impatient
1. Anxiety
What is anxiety? Anxiety often manifests itself as an apprehension about daily life. Learn the basics with this overview of the types of anxiety disorders.
Symptoms:
  • Sleep paralysis
  • Chills
  • Social fear
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Cold sweat
2. Panic Disorder
Panic disorder occurs when you live in fear of having a panic attack. You are having a panic attack when you feel sudden, overwhelming terror that has no obvious cause. You may experience physical symptoms such as ...
Symptoms:
  • Impatient
  • Headache
  • Teeth grinding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Hypervigilance
3. Generalized Anxiety Disorder
People who suffer from generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, worry uncontrollably about common occurrences and situations. The condition may also be called chronic anxiety neurosis.GAD is different than normal feeling...
Symptoms:
  • Pursed-lip breathing
  • Pain
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
4. Emphysema
Emphysema is a disease of the lungs. It occurs most often in smokers. It also occurs in people who regularly breathe in irritants.
Symptoms:
  • Blue color skin
  • Coughing up yellow sputum
  • Intercostal recession
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Hacking cough
5. Asthma Overview
Learn about asthma. Explore the types of asthma and read information about their symptoms, causes and treatments. Continue reading!
Symptoms:
  • Heart murmurs
  • Moist skin
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Abdominal pain radiating to shoulder
6. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Agnosia
  • Hot flashes
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Personality change
  • Severe headache
7. Head Injury
Injuries to your brain, skull, or scalp are all types of head injury. A head injury may be mild or severe depending on what caused it. Some injuries produce bleeding within your skull. Others cause damage on the outsid...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Stops breathing
  • Heart rate altered
  • Blue fingernails
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Dry cough
8. Pneumothorax (Collapsed Lung)
Pneumothorax is the medical term for a collapsed lung. Pneumothorax occurs when air becomes trapped in the space around the lungs-the pleural space. This can cause the lung to collapse and put pressure on the heart. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Coughing up blood
  • Peripheral cyanosis
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Frothy sputum
9. Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary edema is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid. When this occurs, the body struggles to get enough oxygen. The most common cause of pulmonary edema is congestive heart failure. Heart failure i...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Seizures
  • Nausea
  • Hallucinations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
10. Caffeine Overdose
Caffeine overdose may occur when you ingest more than the recommended amount of caffeine, which is usually 200 to 300 mg per day. However, a safe amount of caffeine is different for everyone, as it depends on weight...

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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