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What causes breathing disorders?

Because there are so many different kinds of breathing disorders, there are too many causes to list. Some of the disease-related causes of breathing disorders include asthma, lung cancer, and emphysema. Breathing disorders can be caused by a combination of problems with the airways, lung tissue, or lung circulation. Being overweight can also lead to breathing disorders.

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