Occasionally I feel as if I become short of breath

Patient

Q: Occasionally I feel as if I become short of breath. It's not like I'm gasping for air but I have to take deep breaths 6 or 7 times before I feel back to normal. My lungs don't hurt, they just feel like they aren't fully filled with oxygen. What could this be a cause of?

Symptoms:  Shortness of breath
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