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  • Diagnosis & Management of Pulmonary Diseases

  • Evaluation and Management of Sleep Disorders

  • Sleep Study

Shortness of Breath

It is common to feel out-of-breath after strenuous activity, but more severe breathing difficulties can be a serious concern. Severe breathing difficulties can involve being short of breath, not getting enough air, gasping for air or not able to take a deep breath. It requires a visit to an emergency department and may be associated with chest pain, dizziness, nausea, sweating, or blue fingers, lips or fingernails.

Some of the common causes of breathing difficulties include lung problems, such as poorly controlled asthma, Asthma

  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Pneumonia
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease