Does anyone suffer breathing issues or rapid heart beat from IBS?

Does anyone suffer breathing issues or rapid heart beat from IBS?

Does anyone suffer breathing issues or rapid heart beat? I've read that bloating from IBS could put pressure of the lungs. I just know that I feel crappy more often than not.

A myIBSteam Member said:

When my ibs is at its worse ill get symtons of anxiety(fight or flight) without all the mental workup. Then my chest gets tight and its harder to take a deep belly breath. Then your having breathings issues. Try humming. Hum at a low tone inbetween breaths for as long as you can. (Like on the drive to work). That stimulates the vagus nerve around your vocal cords which calms down your nervous system. Allowing your chest to relax making breathing easier.

posted about 1 year ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

Yes I get shortness of breath when I exercise.

posted about 1 year ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

Rapid heartbeat to the EXTREME! Kinda freaks me out - it beats hard, fast and fluttery.....been concerned.....my GI dr appt isn't for another 6 weeks.....wondering if this is just another bit of IBS-D.....?

posted 11 months ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

I get short of breathe when I try to do too much too fast

posted about 1 year ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

I have rapid heartbeat. Just my anxiety that gives me fits. Which gives my IBS fits. Vicious circle.

posted about 1 year ago
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