Anxiety and coughing

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Hi. I suffer from anxiety about my health  Can anyone tell me if you can cough with wheeze from anxiety I find I hyperventalate and make my self cough and start wheezing  I have had clear ct scan for lungs  but worry why this happens 

Hate this anxiety so much. Wish I was more positive 

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    You can use a paper bag and when you hypoventalate breath into the bag and the problem will go, however do not try this with a polythene bag you cold suffocate.

    Whe breath out Carbon Dioxide and that breathed back in stops the hypaventalation.

    Good Luck, keep a hold


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    Meds can cause this. If you are on any look into that. Dry air can do this, cold air can do this. If you tend to hyperventilate learn to belly breathe and breathe in that manner. 

    It is not "your fault". You steer towards negative. Anxiety produces certain chemicals on a regular basis. They switch on logic and hapoy hormines switch off. So yu keep trying to learn self helo skills and dont beat yiurself up about it. No one would ever "choose"  this anxiety disorder as a lifestyle. 

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    I hyperventalate during appointments with psychiatrist , at the hospital when i have been taken to A&E an i was given a tip by one of the staff at the hospital - count 5 breathing , count 5 breathing out , etc an i have managed most of the time to settle my anxiety after a while .

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    I have had a clear cut scan of my lungs as well but I seem to get this cough that comes out of nowhere
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