Shortness of breath; Breathlessness; Difficulty breathing; Dyspnea
Definition of Breathing difficulty
Breathing difficulty involves a sensation of difficult or uncomfortable breathing or a feeling of not getting enough air.
David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/12/2009