Headache, Labored Breathing And Shortness Of Breath

Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2020

Headache and breathing problems can be caused by different types of conditions. If shortness of breath is severe, this can be a medical emergency. Be sure to seek immediate medical care if you are having trouble breathing, and contact your doctor to discuss any symptoms that concern you.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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