Medical Definition of Dyspnea

Dyspnea: Difficult or labored breathing; shortness of breath. Dyspnea is a sign of serious disease of the airway, lungs, or heart. The onset of dyspnea should not be ignored; it is reason to seek medical attention.

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COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is the same as adult-onset asthma. See Answer

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Reviewed on 12/4/2018