Breathe well

Feeling short of breath from time to time is healthy and normal. But sometimes it might be down to something more serious. There is help and support available if you have been diagnosed with a breathing problem.  

Respiratory diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma affect around one in five people.  

If you haven’t been diagnosed with a respiratory problem but have started feeling short of breath, it's probably nothing to worry about. However, sometimes it can be more serious. There is more advice on the NHS website

On the following pages, find advice on how to look after your lungs, manage respiratory conditions, and get support if you need it

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