air hunger


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air hunger

n.
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Complaints that may represent dyspnea can be as vague as fatigue, lack of energy, or simply getting old, but most commonly are a sensation of air hunger, of work or effort to breathe, or of chest tightness.
But the final years of his life must have been blemished by constant air hunger and hypoxia.
Air hunger is an unpleasant urge to breathe and a distressing respiratory symptom of cardiopulmonary patients.