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Could This Be A MS Hug?

Could This Be A MS Hug?

I keep reading here about a MS hug but can’t say I exactly what it is, I never thought I experienced it before
Over this weekend I got out of the house for a while, normally I don’t like going anywhere. I don’t like dealing with bs. While sitting outside it was time for me to get up and walk back home I started noticing I was having trouble filling my lungs with air (almost to the point of calling my wife to come get me). It felt like someone was sitting on the bottom half of my chest. Could… read more

posted May 27, 2015
A MyMSTeam Member

It very well could be the MS. But NEVER take shortness of breath lightly. You need to see a doctor immediately. Shortness of breath can indicate a heart problem, or even a stroke. Do not take this lightly. Much better to be safe than sorry. I've had the same symptom and my neurologist told me to seek medical attention every time I feel the weight, pressure and inability to draw a full breath because, well, you never know....!

posted June 3, 2015
A MyMSTeam Member

Just saw my doctor he doesn't seem to think it's anything serious. It might help if I lose this Volkswagen I carry around.

posted June 4, 2015
A MyMSTeam Member

Mine make me feel like I am having a heart attack..

posted May 28, 2015
A MyMSTeam Member

Please get your inflammation level checked as well as vitamin d level checked that was my issue and makes the difference.

posted May 28, 2015
A MyMSTeam Member

Its at the bottom of my chest and it only bothers me when I'm resting.

posted May 28, 2015

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