Shortness of breathe?

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Everytime I eat a large amount, or really fatty foods, I get extremely short of breath for 8-12 hours. I feel the need to constantly breathe as deeply as possible. I just want to make sure this is normal. I am a bit overweight and am working to change that, but I am only 18 and have very high triglycerides so I wanted to make sure it wasn't something more serious..

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    I get that too!!! Then I get anxiety from it which makes it worse!!

    Do you have anxiety issues? Or been diagnosed?

    I know when I had really low iron , I felt shortness of breath all the time?

    Have you had a blood work done lately??

    Hang in there and try not to worry to much smile

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    Just happened to me right now! I also feel like my throat gets tight and when I swallow it feels tight. The more I'm aware of it, the tighter it feels! I just got blood work ct scan and MRI of my head done and all normal. So I know for sure it's an anxiety thing.
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      Do you get the feeling when you throat feels tight that you need to burp and keep swallowing? I'm having issues with feeling like food sticking. I know it probably isn't but I get that right throat feeling, like pressure and feel the need to keep swallowing and wanting to burp!
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    I used to get constant shortness of breath for the whole day and especially after heavy meal or fatty food . I keep struggling to get that satisfying deep breath and after few tries I do achieve one after 10 tries . Chest also starts paining .

    Eat less but frequently , avoid oily food, eggs are very bad for my case, pork isn't good . And drink a lot of water .

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    Hey guys! Yes I have anxiety, and yes I get the tightness around my throat.. I think it's just from eating too much and my blood pressure spiking. Thanks for the support! smile
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