Dyspnea – or shortness of breath – can be distressing, especially for those with lung disease. We found a very useful video by The American Thoracic Society that can help you cope when you find yourself becoming short of breath. Click on the image below to watch Lynn Reinke, PhD, of the VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, talk about how to prepare for, and manage, dyspnea. You also can read and print out a helpful document on sudden breathlessness, published by The American Thoracic Society. Click here to read “Sudden Breathlessness Crisis” in English, or click here for the Spanish version.