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What are breathing disorders?

Breathing disorders occur when you have difficulty taking air into your lungs. There are many different kinds of breathing disorders. Some include cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, and asthma. They have different symptoms and causes. Some of the symptoms include wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. Many breathing disorders are caused by being overweight.

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