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Short Breath Clinic

As you get older, your pulmonary functions decline and you will become short of breath even after only light work. Although this may be the result of insufficient exercise, it is recommended to clarify whether a decrease in pulmonary functions underlies the symptom, because it is important to detect any decrease in pulmonary functions before the symptom deteriorates.
The Short Breath Clinic objectively evaluates your condition based on test results, and tries to find appropriate treatment with you. We also help you quit smoking since shortness of breath is often attributable to smoking. Why not visit us to consider how harmful smoking is to your health?



  • National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
  • Research Institute, NCGG
  • Center for Development of Advanced Medicine for Dementia
  • Center for Gerontology and Social Science

National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology

7-430 Morioka-cho, Obu City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan