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Breathing Problems

  • By: Gautam J. Desai & Kieara A. Conway
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Breathing problems may occur as the result of a disease process affecting one or more of the body's systems. Dysfunction associated with any of the following may lead to difficulty breathing or dyspnea (shortness of breath):

  • the musculoskeletal system, including dysfunction ...
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