About Lung Respiratory & Breathing Problems
Respiratory conditions affect the breathing system sinuses, throat, airways or lungs.
At the South West Sleep Clinic we can offer advice and treatment for the range of lung and respiratory conditions. Respiratory disease is the most widespread reason for seeing a General Practitioner and indeed for going into hospital.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the name given to conditions where you find it difficult to breathe in and out due to long term damage to your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema from smoking, and rarely chronic asthma can look similar. Treatments can be very helpful to manage symptoms.
Chronic or severe respiratory problems can include: