Why is there a shortness of breath when I walk?
There may be a possibility that you are obese and physically inactive due to which walks can trigger breathlessness. However, if you are not obese and is still experiencing breathlessness then you may want to get your heart and lungs checked by a doctor.
5.6 hemoglobin is very low and can lead to dizziness and unexplained fatigue.The doctor may prescribe medications and an iron rich diet to resolve anemia.
Anemia results in a decreased oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. In the short term, the body can compensate with an increase in heart rate and respiratory rate. If left untreated, anemia can cause multi-organ failure.
If you have anemia, you are likely to suffer from shortness of breathe because there is less oxygen carrying capacity in the cells. Report such issues to a doctor so that you can resolve your anemia and respiratory difficulties.
Humid air is dense, due to the high water content. This density can increase airway resistance in the body. Due to this one might find breathing difficult especially in humid climate.