If you suffer from ongoing shortness of breath or frequent lung infections, there are many possible culprits — including cystic lung diseases. Find out why getting the right diagnosis is crucial.
Lungs, Breathing & Allergies
Explore the latest diagnosis and treatment breakthroughs involving a wide range of common and complex allergy- and breathing-related conditions from our Respiratory Institute.
Sleep apnea — a sleep disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep — may be doing more than affecting the quality of your sleep and making you tired. A recent study finds a link between abnormal breathing patterns during sleep – like heavy snoring and apnea – and cognitive decline at an earlier
People who have sleep apnea are at risk for serious medical problems if they are not diagnosed before surgery. Get the facts from a sleep disorder specialist.
Daytime sleepiness, heavy snoring and waking abruptly and out of breath could mean you have sleep apnea. Find out how this can lead to arrhythmias and heart failure.
If you greet the end of winter with a little bit of dread, it’s a safe bet that you have hay fever, also known as seasonal allergies. Here are strategies you can use to breathe easier.
From your bedding to on-the-job hazards, the causes of interstitial lung disease aren’t always clear-cut. Find out why details matter when working toward a diagnosis.
If you have allergies, here’s a remedy you may not have considered before: acupressure. No needles are involved. It's a six-minute, painless exercise you can do yourself to relieve sinus pressure.
Mold exposure occurs in warm, wet indoor and outdoor locations. Contact can cause mild to severe breathing problems and more. Here's how to cut down your risk.
Kidney transplants are no longer first-come-first-serve. Learn how new rules for matching transplant candidates and donors may affect your wait.
Allergy season doesn't officially start until the end of March, but some parts of the country are already reaching for the tissue boxes. Planning ahead can help limit symptoms.