I'm still in high school, and I'm concerned about my breathing, I've been hearing my own breathing when I dance. Whether my mouth is open or not. It sounds like I'm taking a really deep breathe, but its not like I can imitate the same sound as the one I hear in my ear. This happens only when I dance through my hips, in Cha Cha for one, where I have to constantly switch my hips where one hip is forward where the other is in the back.
My other concern is about my chest, where sometimes I feel a painful feeling in my heart. Its hard to describe, because it doesn't quite feel like a poke nor a squeeze, maybe something in between? I've been getting it since I was young. The first time being around the age of 7 perhaps. It didn't occur to the point where it was every week, maybe about every few months. And I it comes spontaneous. It hurts for a few seconds then stops. When it occurs, I kind of stop in place, afraid that it would hurt if I move, and I think that it does hurt when I move.
I've been trying to look for answers online, but I'm still worried. I feel as if I have some of the symptoms of one disease, then some of another. I haven't found one where I have ALL of the symptoms. As for the breathing, I thinking there might be something wrong with my Eustachian tube, and about my chest pain, I was thinking my heart is becoming larger. I forgot what that disease was called, but it was a recent new disease that was hard to diagnose or something of the sort.
I hope someone knows what I'm talking about > < I'm really worried about my body, especially since I'm a dancer.
I don't quite know where to start in answering your questions. First of all, becoming aware of one's breathing when exercising in not itself unusual. Transitory sharp pains in the chest are never from the heart and are usually of no significance. I'm not sure what you mean by "I'm a dancer" - but if you are a professional dancer you should know that they are generally in excellent physical condition.
I would suggest you quit looking for answers to these symptoms and enjoy your dancing. I doubt that your heart is becoming larger and would advise you to quit looking for a "new disease." If your symptoms persist, by all means see your physician and have him check you. Maybe he will agree that seeing an otolaryngologist would be helpful.
Please keep in mind that I am unable to diagnose medical conditions online.
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