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Breathing Problems


Breathing Problems: Sudden shortness of breath, or breathing difficulty, is the most common reason for calling your doctor or visiting a hospital accident and emergency department. It is also one of the most common reasons people call for an ambulance.
 
It is normal to get out of breath when you have over-exerted yourself, but when breathlessness comes on suddenly and unexpectedly, it is usually a warning sign of a medical condition. The medical name for it is dyspnoea.

If you have struggled with your breathing for a while, don't ignore it, see your doctor as it is likely that you have a long-term condition, such as obesity, asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which will need managing properly.  Click on links below for more information:

ASTHMA  

BRONCHITIS

PNEUMONIA 

HEART ATTACK 

PANIC ATTACK or PANIC DISORDER

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
    

Herbal Remedies:

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Home Remedies:

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