Everyone feels out of breath at times. It’s normal to get out of breath when you exert yourself. This information is for people who feel breathless at other times too, and want to find out more.

Breathlessness information

What is breathlessness?

Here we explain the different types of breathlessness, how breathing and thoughts about breathlessness interact and where you can get support for your breathlessness.

How can I manage my breathlessness?

If you're living with breathlessness, there's lots of things you can do to help reduce it. Find out how to manage breathlessness.

Living well with breathlessness

Read our top tips to help you live well with breathlessness.

Take our breath test

Feeling short of breath from time to time is healthy and normal – but sometimes it can be a sign of something more serious. If you’re worried about breathlessness, take our quick online breath test.
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