Take the BLF 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.

Take our Breath Test to find out more about your symptoms and see if it's time to see a doctor.

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The questions we ask are based on the Medical Research Council breathlessness scale. They're designed to find out which tasks cause you to get breathless.

Did you know... 

Learning about breathlessnessBreathlessness affects 10 per cent of the UK population and up to 30 per cent of older people? But many people assume being out of breath regularly is just part of getting older. They might not realise it's actually a symptom of a lung condition.

We're campaigning to raise awareness of breathlessness so people will seek help for symptoms sooner. You don't have to live with it - there's plenty of help out there so you can keep active and enjoy life.