Medical News Today: Causes of shortness of breath during pregnancy

Shortness of breath is a common problem during pregnancy. Doctors often attribute respiratory symptoms to the growing uterus pushing upward on the lungs and making it difficult to breathe. In this article, we look at several other potential causes. We also cover treatments and home remedies.
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Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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