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Synonyms for breathlessness

a dyspneic condition

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WASHINGTON -- Depression is common in outpatients with heart failure and is directly related to what have been considered core symptoms of the cardiac disease: fatigue, exercise intolerance, breathlessness, and impaired quality of life.
In susceptible individuals, this inflammation causes recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing, particularly at night and/or in the early morning.
Attacks of breathlessness, palpitations, sweating and anxiety that are sometimes crippling.
A Time Rhyme Nothing is older than time When it's gone it's like a lost dime One never notices it won't be back The mark it leaves is the wrinkle attack When one keeps losing dime and after dime It all mounts up to a very long time That's when you notice all of a sudden Breathlessness and aches become a burden One fine day I'll expire and die I'm not afraid, I'll tell you why When my number is up, I'll have to go Where to and when I don't know We come, we go, it's so frequent I was dead before birth, not incovenient Taking part is the perfect spirit Don't dismay, get on with it Jock Brownlee, Loxley Close, Wood End.
Lydia Stewart, of Oldbury Road, Rowley Regis, had gone to her GP complaining of breathlessness before the tragedy unfolded.
Many people suffering with a form of heart disease will experience chest pain, palpitations and unusual breathlessness, swelling of the feet or ankles, constant tiredness and feeling weak, anxiety and depression and find themselves limited in what they can do.
At 31 weeks' gestation, I had a head cold with nasal congestion and by 32 weeks I developed extreme breathlessness over a few days and did not feel "right".
Richard Casaburi, at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), has found that supervised exercise can reduce the feelings of breathlessness, increase the tolerance for exercise, and improve quality of life in COPD patients.
This aims to help people who are unaware of the early symptoms of lung disease, such as a persistent cough with lots of phlegm or breathlessness, to identify symptoms and find out whether they have a problem.
He developed breathlessness and chest pain in January 2006, and underwent painful invasive investigations and treatments.
Chief executive Dame Helena Shovelton said: "This campaign is a powerful way for us to reach thousands of people in Yorkshire who may not be aware that their breathlessness is not just age or a 'smoker's cough' but could be COPD and needs to be checked out by their GP.
While Kevin, of Old Benwell in Newcastle, has made a fairly good recovery, the dizzy spells and breathlessness he still occasionally suffers mean his PSV licence has been withdrawn.
They may be developing symptoms such as chronic cough, phlegm and breathlessness, which come on gradually and won't prompt them to see their GP.
They include dizziness, weakness, fatigue, food cravings, breathlessness and fainting.
6million of them suffer severe symptoms including breathlessness, coughing and wheezing which affects their daily lives.