Treatment for breathlessness

The type of treatment you need depends on the cause of your breathlessness. This is a guide to the different treatment options available. 

How your doctor can help

Information on how doctors can help treat breathlessness.

Treatment for fluid on the lung (pleural effusion)

Find out about having treatment for fluid on the lung.

How you can help yourself

Information to help you avoid getting too out of breath.

Breathing and relaxation techniques

Read about ways to cope if you become breathless.

Oxygen at home

Your guide on different types of oxygen you can have at home, how it's used and how to get it.

Having oxygen on holiday

Find out about taking oxygen on holiday. 

Last reviewed: 
19 Nov 2019
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