Breathlessness

This booklet is for people who’ve been diagnosed with a medical condition that causes breathlessness and find it difficult to breathe most days.

You can read about managing your breathlessness, the treatment available and breathing control techniques that can help.

If you feel breathless on a daily basis but the cause hasn’t been diagnosed yet, talk to your doctor. There’s more about possible causes of breathlessness and how to get a diagnosis on our website.

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You can also download this information (PDF 582KB) as a free PDF file to view on your computer, email to others, or print at home.

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Breathlessness