I have a chronic cough from being ashtmatic and a smoker. Obviously I need to quit smoking. I'm a 33yr old male about 50lb overweight (6'4, 250). However, my recent concern is that I get 1-2 week long cough attacks like twice a year, and during these attacks, I am getting increased episodes of vertigo and shakes. In other words, I'll have a violent cough and I'll get extremely light headed and an 'out of body' type feeling and I can feel my hands shaking back and forth, like Mohammed Ali with his Parkinsons. This lasts about 5-20 seconds. I'm going to try and see a doctor soon but has anyone heard of this?
I have the same symptoms. I'm also getting a sharp pain behind my left eye when this happens. But the head rush, followed by slight numb hands, then the out of body experience, then my body shakes/rocks, then the headache kicks in which stays on for awhile as the other symptoms disappear until another coughing episode.
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