Ruth Kam Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
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Breathlessness

Breathlessness or difficulty in breathing could be due to heart or lung conditions

 
Heart conditions
  1. Coronary artery disease (blocked arteries)
  2. Heart failure
  3. Arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm)
  4. Heart valve problems
  5. Hypertension
  6. Congenital heart problems e.g. hole in the heart
Lung conditions
  1. Bronchospasm (constriction of airways) as in asthma or smoking induced lung disease
  2. Pneumonia (lung infection)
  3. Pneumothorax (collapsed lung)
  4. Pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung)
  5. Lung fibrosis (hardening of the lungs)
  6. Lung cancer
  7. Muscle disorders affecting the muscles of breathing
Other conditions that may cause breathlessness include
  1. Anemia
  2. Thyroid problems
  3. Obesity
  4. Poor physical fitness
  5. Anxiety

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday : 08:30 - 17:30 hours
Saturday : 08:30 - 12:30 hours
Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.

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Contact Info

Ruth Kam
Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic
290 Orchard Road, #14-10 Paragon
Singapore 238859
Tel: 6333 6866 | Fax: 6333 6266
Ruth Kam
Heart & Arrhythmia Clinic @ Farrer
1 Farrer Park Station Road, #07-11 Connexion
Farrer Park Medical Centre, Singapore 217562
Tel: 6443 0468 | Fax: 6443 0467