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Unread 08-12-2017, 08:38 PM   #1
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Default Feeling like I can't breathe? Not necessarily Worried?

Last night around 8:00, I felt like my throat was closing up and I felt like I was having trouble breathing. I didn't know what was going on considering I have not expierenced this in about 10 years.

I took my Ativan, it didn't do much but I was able to fall asleep.

I felt fine in the morning.

Tonight around 7:30 half an hour after taking my night meds, it started again. I'm not particularly worried about it tonight. It's more annoying tonight. I keep on taking deep breaths with my mouth open though. Sometimes I feel like I'm forgetting to breathe.

I'be been taking the same meds for at least 3 years. I'm not taking anything over the counter, or eating anything I haven't eaten before.

My anxiety in general has been fine. I've been feeling pretty great actually, and not all that stressed.

Could it be allergies? I have all the windows open and I do have allergies. I don't have any pain except for a couple twinges in my back.

I am on these medications

Geodon
Lamictal
Propalanol
Seasonal.

Does anyone have any idea what could be going on?
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It could be allergies, but it sounds like anxiety. For the past month I've had throat tightness from anxiety...it's really annoying.
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Do you think it could be anxiety about your upcoming dental appointment or have you already had that?
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If not the allergies, it could be the beta blocker you're taking. Or the interaction of both.

http://www.cardiachealth.org/ca-blog...ortness-breath
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I have not gone to the dentist yet.

I wasn't thinking of anything that would cause anxiety. I just felt like my throat was closing up all of a sudden. I'm assuming it was my anxiety. It's just weird because I wasn't anxious at the time, and I have not expierenced this type of anxiety since 2007.
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