Breathing is one of the simplest yet most important functions of the human body, such that impaired breathing causes our bodies to perform at a suboptimal level. If it is vital to watch our daily habits, then it is definitely much more important to watch out for our breathing, which takes place every few seconds.
Some of us ignore early warning signs or minor respiratory problems because as long as we can still breathe, we believe that we are alright. While it is true that minor breathing issues pass after a few days, breathing problems that persist for weeks or months may result in damage that takes a long time to heal while making our daily lives very miserable when left untreated.
If you experience any breathing problems that do not go away after a few days, it may be wise to visit a doctor to understand how a vital function of yours is being impaired. Our consultants at Island Hospital are well-versed in the field of respiratory medicine, trained to identify any disorders and help you regain a breath of fresh air in your daily life.