Feeling Of Not Being Able To Get Enough Air And Shaking Hands Or Tremor

Reviewed on 10/24/2022

A feeling of not being able to get enough air can occur with an asthma attack, anxiety or panic attack, upper airway obstruction, anaphylactic shock, or pulmonary embolism, among other conditions. Difficulty breathing should be evaluated immediately by a health care practitioner. Shaking hands or tremor can occur with benign essential tremor, dementia conditions, Parkinson's disease, or other conditions. Seek immediate medical care if you have problems breathing, and always discuss troublesome symptoms with your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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