You know those quirky things you do, sometimes reflexively, that make you think, "I hope I'm not crazy for doing this?" Well, don't worry. We aren't that different from one another, and chances are, your habit is experienced by lots of other people.
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I learned that most people when out of breath just take deep breaths and get back to normal. I've always had a thing where I had to hit the perfect inhale.
When out of breath I'll take several deep breaths but I never feel quite right until I can get this one breath that feels as if it fills up my lungs completely and the others just never made it.
I mentioned it in a biology class in high school and that's when I learned I have asthma.