Risk Factors

If you observe that breathing difficulty is becoming severe or it is getting worse, it may be due to some serious problem. However many causes are not dangerous and are easily treated, it is suggested to call your family doctor for any breathing difficulty.

If you are being treated for a long-term problem with your lungs or heart, follow your health care provider’s directions to help with that problem.

Shortness of breath can be caused by many things including the following: