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Breathing doesn't sem automatic anymore
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Breathing doesn't sem automatic anymore

I'm not sure if this even a respiratory issue.  I have recently felt like my breathing isn't automatic anymore.  In other words I have to remember to take a breath.  Does this sound normal?  I feel dizzy and sometimes feel like I am going to pass out.  Any suggestions?  I have recenltly been diagnosed with gastroparesis and have had problems with swallowing, breathing, laryngitis, hoarseness, coughing.  Thank you.
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You will need to have some testing done to know what is causing your symptoms.  A laryngoscopy is the first test.  An ENT specialist does this using a camera at the end of a small flexible tube, called a fiberoptic laryngoscope.  This specialist can look at your vocal cords and the upper part of your windpipe.  If this all looks normal then it
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no this is not all in her head has she ever had her tonsils taken out i have had mine taken out and now i know why people dont have them taken out because they actually help you with your problems and anxieties or something like that .
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Have your doctor check for a paralyzed diaphragm.
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