A male asked when i take deep breaths i feel pain in my throat i dont have fever ? Heart and lung disease arent the only health problems that can cause you to feel winded. Sharp chest pain while breathing is the classic symptom of this condition. While minor cases need no active treatment, needle aspiration may be required in severe cases of pneumothorax. I dont really have chest pain though aside from unrelated excess gas, but i always have this problem, some days my breathing is better but i know its still there, other days im struggling to take deep breaths to be satisfied and i feel like my lungs are constricted, and all the stuff you said about trying not to focus on it and it seemingly getting better or whatever. difficulty breathing (dyspnea) is a common complaint, affecting about 1 in 10 adults1. Like abdominal pain, dizziness, or fatigue,2 minor breathing difficulties can have many possible causes. 3 obviously you should discuss stubborn breathing troubles with a doctor especially if you have other worrisome symptoms, like pain or trouble staying upright. Feeling as though you cant take a deep breath is known in the medical community as dyspnea. Other ways to describe this symptom are hunger for air, shortness of breath, and chest tightening. If you are having crushing chest pain in addition to your difficulty taking deep breaths, you need to call for an ambulance immediately. Not all trouble breathing is a sign of a heart attack, though. Asthma is a common cause of trouble taking deep breaths that is related to exercise. I found that if i try taking deep breaths using my diaphragma i succeed in getting satisfied all the time and stop feeling compelled to yawn.