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Symptoms

As with chest pain, shortness of breath is a non-specific symptom that can be caused by many different diseases, such as coronary artery disease, emphysema, pneumonia, congestive heart failure, asthma,... More

Chest pain is a non-specific symptom; this means that many different kinds of medical problems can cause you to have pain in your chest. People have been taught to... More

Like shortness of breath and chest pain, lightheadedness is a non-specific symptom that can be caused by a number of different problems. What is common to almost all kinds... More

You could think of this as a plumbing problem, with narrowing of the pipes (pulmonary arteries) causing increased resistance to the flow of liquid (blood), and high pressures building up... More