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Coronavirus: How to identify signs of shortness of breath and when you should rush for help | Eagles Vine

Shortness of breath is a condition when a person feels he or she is unable to grasp enough air to breathe normally or let out a normal breath.

Medically, it is referred to as dyspnea or breathlessness. For a person, when shortness of breath occurs, it can feel like they cannot get enough air into their lungs, feel a tugging pain in their chest and induce respiratory issues.

Not just COVID-19, but a lot many medical conditions can trigger shortness of breath, including asthma, chest infection, heart disease or even anxiety. However, when there’s an active coronavirus infection spreading in the body, any breathing difficulty becomes a pressing cause of concern. With COVID, breathing difficulties can also escalate quickly and demand medical care.

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