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Lung Cancer: Managing Shortness of Breath

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Senior woman struggling with shortness of breath.
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Stressed senior woman.
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Why am I short of breath?


Woman suffering from shortness of breath in a park.
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How common is shortness of breath?


Senior woman wearing an oxygen mask.
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Breathless, even when you have enough oxygen


Cancer patient receiving chemotherapy treatment.
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First treat the underlying cause


Senior lung cancer patient and a nurse.
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Palliative care for shortness of breath


Acupuncture treatment.
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Acupuncture and acupressure


Senior woman opening a window.
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Mind-body and relaxation techniques


Man smoking a cigarette.
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Are you still smoking?


Woman drinking a glass of water.
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Avoid infections and stay hydrated


Middle age woman stretching in an outdoor exercise class.
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Exercise, pillow props, and supplemental oxygen


Incentive spirometer.
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Incentive spirometer


Senior woman practicing deep breathing techniques.
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Manage anxiety


Woman pouring antibiotics into her hand.
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Treat the side effects of cancer therapies


Woman discussing shortness of breath with her doctor.
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Take charge of your dyspnea


Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

@HealthGal1103

Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”