Getting dizzy in low oxygen environments.

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Before I begin, I am 26 years old, athlete, and software engineer(so I sit a lot but also do sport).

So I had a neck pain 3 months ago and it was not healing but didn't give too much attention. It was around 1.5 months ago that I started getting dizzy and losing focus. The pain was still there. I thought that my neck pain was the reason for this. I started doing physio and after 3 session I feel much better and the pain is almost going away.

However after the third session, although neck wise I was feeling good, but I was dealing with some fast heart beats and tiredness all the time. Recently, I was in a room with windows closed, I had difficulty breathing and was going to faint, I went and opened a window and started drinking water. I had this same issue 1.5 months ago so I am guessing it's not related to the neck. It's scary, I'll be talking listening and suddenly I feel I am losing focus.

I am guessing I am not receiving enough oxygen and I feel that. One of the reason I am thinking about is my nose. I feel it is very bad and I need to check it. Whenever I play sport it always runs water like fluid. Whenever I eat, I feel liquid in my throat. I am guessing it is filling up my lungs and whenever I sleep I am not getting enough oxygen. I want to check up my nose eventually. Can this be a possible cause? Physically I don't feel I have other issues.

Anyway, I will also do blood test if I have something. I would appreciate if you have any opinion in this.

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    If I were you I'd get an urgent appointment with your doctor

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    These sound like panic attacks. Are you an anxious person? You could try yoga and also try, say twice a day slowing you breathing and exhaling and breathing as deep as possible. for say 3 breaths.

    Your nasal problem sounds like post nasal drip made worse by anxiety. Try an OTC saline nasal spray,but not a steroid as that can make your nose bleed.

    Your doctor may want to check your BP .

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