Apnea - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Chest

Dyspnea - subjective feeling of lack of air, especially aggravated by physical effort.

diseases that can cause shortness of breath:

Shortness of breath may be associated with the pathology of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.Chest pain and shortness of breath can be a symptom of acute myocardial infarction.If it affects the coronary arteries pain and shortness of breath occur and amplified mainly during exercise, but at the same time, shortness of breath on exertion can be a symptom of an aneurysm of the thoracic aorta with the emergence of obstacles to the blood flow in the coronary arteries.With the development of the bundle of thoracic aorta shortness of breath may go into choking due to the mechanical barrier function of the respiratory system, and because of the development of acute heart failure in a large acute hemorrhage.

Shortness of breath, especially when combined with chest pain and a tendency to lower blood pressure can be not only a symptom of rupture of the aneurysm of the

thoracic aorta, but also one of the main manifestations of pulmonary embolism due to the migration of clots pieces on the venous system with deep vein thrombosis.

Possible causes of dyspnea:

1) Heart disease and blood vessels:

Myocardial infarction.
Increased blood pressure.
dissecting aneurysms of the thoracic aorta and its rupture.
Pulmonary embolism and infarction pneumonia.
Heart Failure.

2) Diseases of the respiratory system.


3) Diseases of the nervous system.


4) Blood Diseases

With the development of neoplastic processes in the mediastinum.
What should I do with the appearance of shortness of breath?

should immediately consult a doctor to find out the causes of shortness of breath and determination of treatment.

Treatment of dyspnea

Errors self:

disease progression and development of complications and life-threatening conditions.For example, during the development of dissecting aortic aneurysm is large probability of rupture, causing internal bleeding, often leading to acute cardiovascular collapse and death in acute blood loss.With the development of a massive pulmonary embolism in the absence of timely examination and treatment may develop acute respiratory and heart failure, which also leads to the development of life-threatening condition.Help

what doctors may be required in case of shortness of breath?

therapist or a general practitioner (family doctor)
Vascular surgeon

Pulmonologist Neurologist Oncologist

Anaesthetist (in a critical condition in the development of life-threatening complications)