.Do you get Breathless easily?
Everyone will feel puffed and out of breath after a burst of physical activity. But if you experience breathlessness while you are resting, it may be due to an underlying health condition.
Symptoms of breathlessness can range from mild shortness of breath to very fast gasping breaths that may cause:
There are a number of health conditions that may cause breathlessness, the common ones are:
If you experience breathlessness that’s not due to physical exertion see your doctor. Your Doctor will investigate the cause of your breathlessness and recommend a course of treatment which may include medication, breathing techniques and postures.
For some common lung conditions eg asthma, COPD, physiotherapists can help you manage your breathlessness by:
Physiotherapists know how the lungs work and how illness and anxiety affect your breathing. They can help you:
To reduce the likelihood having a health condition that may cause breathlessness:
Our friendly physiotherapists can help improve your breathing and fitness. Just contact Therapy Professionals.
Ph 03 3775280