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anxiety and spirometry

Also, can anxiety affect spirometry results?
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The only way that anxiety can affect spirometry testing is if it affects the way you take a deep breath and blow out to the fullest.  If you followed the basic techniques for the testing, anxiety should not affect the results.
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