Breath, shortness of
Also called dyspnea, shortness of breath or labored breathing is a symptom of several serious diseases, such as heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma. This disease is becoming more common, especially among the elderly, and is known to occur more frequently in smokers. If the shortness of breath is marked and of sudden onset, it is best to consult a physician.
Treatment Plan for Breath, shortness of
An herbal program can include lung tonics, warming expectorants, cooling expectorants, and antispasmodics for the bronchi.