Acute anxiety triggered by difficulty breathing through mask leads to hyperventilation.
3 incidents on first day of requiring masks
When forced to wear a mask in store our daughter put it on and walked from the car to the store and began to feel dizzy. We continued and a minute later she began to say mom I am going to pass out. We left the store and sat in the car trying to understand what was happening. This all happened when we had no knowledge of what the virus was and as a parent…
I teach in the public school system where masks are required. As of now, I can give mask breaks to my students as they need them but I have heard many other stories where very few mask breaks are given during the day. I have witnessed my students struggling to speak loud enough over the masks, especially the soft spoken students. Students have complained of headaches. When they have to read aloud with their masks,…
My daughter is in 3rd grade. Her school is making ALL students wear masks all day, despite the governor’s mask mandate which only requires kids ages 10 and up wear them. My daughter says wearing the mask all day gives her a stomachache.
Per Gov. Lamont, children must now wear a mask under their helmet while playing ice hockey. Previously they only had to wear them in the locker room and when leaving the rink. Since this has been implemented, my son has had to wear a mask three times while exerting himself on the ice. He told me this last time he had to pull his mask down while playing because he could not breathe properly. When…
Each day my son has had to wear a mask he comes home with an asthmatic wheeze sound in his breathing for several hours.
My 6 year old 1st grader shares he gets short of breath and doesn’t breath well while wearing his mask.
After church, I talked with a 9th grader in public schools who complained she was required to wear a mask all day, and she stated that she couldn’t breathe. She stated that some of her teachers gave her permission to pull her mask down under her nose so she could breathe. She expressed much gratitude and relief that those particular teachers allowed her to do that. Age14LocationAsheville, NC
My child complains on a daily basis about not having enough air to breathe freely.