Dyspnea or dyspnoea (pronounced /dɪspˈniːə/ disp-NEE-ə), (from Latin dyspnoea, from Greek dyspnoia from dyspnoos, shortness of breath), also called shortness of breath (SOB) or air hunger, is a debilitating symptom that is the experience of unpleasant or uncomfortable respiratory sensations. It is a common symptom of numerous medical disorders, particularly those involving the cardiovascular and respiratory systems; dyspnea on exertion (or exertional dyspnea) is the most common presenting complaint for people with respiratory impairment.Read more on Wikipedia
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