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.
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Why am I short of breath?
Feeling out of breath can be a symptom of many conditions, so it's important to get it checked out. Find out more about why you could be short of breath.
What is breathlessness?
Feeling short of breath from time to time is healthy and normal – but sometimes it can be a sign of something more serious. Here we explain the different types of breathlessness, how breathing and thoughts about breathlessness interact and where you can get support for your breathlessness.