Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath, also called dyspnea, is when a person struggles to breathe and feels tightness in their chest. While shortness of breath is normal after exercise or exhaustion, if it occurs in everyday activities, it's often a sign of an underlying condition. Visit nearby Carbon Health if you are unable to breathe or experience chest pain with dyspnea.
Shortness of breath, also known as dyspnea, can be caused by a variety of conditions, ranging from minor to serious. The most common cause of shortness of breath is exercise or physical exertion, which can cause a temporary increase in breathing rate and heart rate. Other common causes of shortness of breath include anxiety, stress, or panic attacks, allergies, asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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