Managing breathlessness

Breathlessness Breathlessness is simply defined as ‘feeling that you are out of breath’, and most of us are familiar with that sensation when we once ran around as children or in later years climbing hills or rushing for a bus. In this context it is of course a...

Sex and breathlessness

Breathlessness is often a major feature of pulmonary aspergillosis and we provide instructions on how to regain control over breathlessness on another page of this website. Sadly breathlessness leaves many of its patients highly anxious about any exertion that may...

Managing Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is common amongst people with chronic respiratory diseases, and also amongst their carers; in fact it is one of the most common reasons for both to visit the doctor. At one time your doctor’s response might have been simple – check that the cause of the...

Recognising and avoiding depression

People who have chronic illnesses such as ABPA & CPA are very vulnerable to anxiety and depression. These are not superficial illnesses in themselves, and they can be very serious and even life threatening in some cases, if neglected. It is important that...
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