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) can a mild weight gain cause mild shortness of breath?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Yes
Weight gain is a common cause of shortness of breath.
Moreover, we often gain weight when we're more sedentary. Just a couple of weeks of reduced activity will impair our physical conditioning so that previously tolerated exercise now makes us winded until we work back into shape.

In brief: Yes
Weight gain is a common cause of shortness of breath.
Moreover, we often gain weight when we're more sedentary. Just a couple of weeks of reduced activity will impair our physical conditioning so that previously tolerated exercise now makes us winded until we work back into shape.
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