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Causes of Dyspnea

Dyspnea is abnormal or uncomfortable breathing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. It can be caused my many different conditions including asthma, COPD, heart disease, and anxiety. Consider your specific symptom and learn what may be causing your dyspnea.

Causes of Dyspnea Include Asthma

Could You Be Suffering From Asthma?

An estimated 20 million Americans suffer from asthma. Could you be one of them?
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Causes of Dyspnea Include COPD

Diagnosing COPD and Breathing Difficulty

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) is another cause of dyspnea. Find out what tests and tools doctors use to diagnose. COPD and learn what questions to ask your doctor about your symptoms.
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Causes of Dyspnea Include Heart Disease

Heart Disease Risks

Your risk of heart disease and heart failure are increased by a number of factors. Do you know what they are? Test your knowledge. 
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