10 Signs of Anxiety Disorders

By jolene
Reviewed: Dr. Mera
Nov 20, 2018
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Anxiety Disorder Sign #2: Breathlessness

Breathlessness or dyspnea is a feeling where one is unable to breathe well enough due to chest tightness, air hunger, and the need for extra effort to breathe normally.

While it may be normal during activities where there is exertion, it can be pathological as seen in asthma, cardiac ischemia, pneumonia, interstitial lung disease, panic attacks, anxiety, heart failure, and more. The treatment for dyspnea is dependent on the underlying cause.

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