Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Asthma can make breathing difficult and cause coughing and wheezing. Find out what treatments and lifestyle changes can help.
Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.
A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.
Bronchiectasis causes symptoms like chronic coughing, coughing up blood, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Read about treatment options.
Acute bronchitis causes coughs that produce mucus. You don't need antibiotics, but bed rest and home care can help.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.